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Glossary

Translating Aussie English

Glossary
Aussie to American

jumper - sweater
how you going? - how are you?
bonnet - car hood
ute - pickup truck
me - my (example: me mum)
Mum - mom
Roundabout - rotary
Heaps - lots
Jug - pitcher. jug of the bitters for Emilia at the Chinese restaurant
Smoko - at Casella winery. mid morning break of a smoke and a snack
Muck - car wash sign: get the muck off your truck. Teresa: "I'm going to muck this up".
Bloke - Ross' term for guy
Yous - you plural
Singlet - undershirt
Serviette - napkin
Runners - sneakers
Chuck it in the bin - throw it out
entree is app and main is entree
College is high school,
uni is university
"We'll be right" - Flavio assured us when we didn't book lunch and it was crowded
Boot - car trunk. "Flavio put your jacket in the boot"
Car park - garage

Posted by LaurendeMatt 16:00 Archived in Australia

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