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Aussier/Kiwi Lingo
January 11th, 2010 by Tessa

Hotty- Hot Water Bottles

Breaky- Breakfast

Macker’s- McDonald’s

Chrissy- Christmas

Boardy- Board shorts

Rashy- Rash Guards

Chips- French Fries

Cupa`- (a cup of something- used as a pronoun)
Tomato Sauce- Ketchup

Thongs- Flip Flops

Jandals- Flip flops (NZ)

Eskies- coolers

Aluminum (pronounced AL-oo-min-ee-um)- aluminum (uh-loom-in-um)

Gum- Eucalyptus

Chewy- Gum

Reckon- think (they use think too, but they say reckon more frequently)

Boot- Trunk of the Car

Tubbers- Bathing suits

Knickers- Undies

Servets- napkins

Lolli- candy (fruit flavored)

Jelly- jello

Jam- jelly/jellow


3 Responses  
Auntie Krissy writes:
January 13th, 2010 at 2:06 pm

Uncle D’s favorite line to me is… “don’t get your knickers in a twist”!

Kate writes:
January 13th, 2010 at 6:09 pm

Nice one Tessa. Some of the words sound funny.
Looking forward for more.

Tiffany Scharn writes:
January 22nd, 2010 at 11:33 am

Hi Tessa..I am your mom’s friend from high school that came to visit a few time in AZ, remember me?

Love this post! Thongs & tubbers…where the heck did they come up w/those?

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