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「やばいリンガル」 Flog (鞭打ちする)

米・英語では誰かをflogすると鞭打ちするという意味だ。しかし、オージー英語では何かをflogするという意味になる。まさか鞭打ちしっぱなしじゃないよね?どのように違うのか見よう。

To flog someone in English as it is spoken in most countries would mean to whip them. But in Strine, the word also has additional meanings. Read on to find out what they are.

Zed/Z


    Zed
    Australian English
    Z, the final letter of the alphabet. In Australian English (like the English used in every other Commonwealth country except Canada and as the language is taught in Japan), the final letter of the alphabet is pronounced “zed.” In North American English, the final letter is pronounced “zee.”