Australian Language & Culture

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Lonely Planet, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 254 pages
Toss another shrimp on the barbie, crack open a tinny or pour yourself a chardy while you traverse Australia's vast expanse of true blue, fair dinkum Aussie lingo - from cosmopolitan communique to surf slang, outback jargon and some of the world's oldest indigenous languages. C'mon avagoyermug! -Features comprehensive section on Australia's impressive array of indigenous languages.-Lonely Planet's English Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew.-Get into the culture and humor behind common - and not so common - English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.

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