Category: やばいリンガル



To be sprung in English outside of Australia implies a meaning of flying free, but Down Under it takes on a completely different meaning.



A shout can be a stress reliever in other English-speaking countries, but a source of stress when used in Strine, particularly for the parsimonious. But a shout is also an archetypal Strine term.



In British or U.S. English, rubbish or trash means something you dispose of, but the word adopts a different meaning when used as a verb in Strine.



Aussie English can be dangerous! Get into a rage elsewhere and it spells trouble, but it’s an entirely different matter Down Under.