Dazza and Shazza played Acca Dacca on the way to Maccas

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“What did you just say?”

Welcome to Australia, where every word has either been shortened, or thrown out the back of the Ute and replaced with a shorter, easier alternative. It’s not that the Aussies are lazy, it’s just, well…they’re efficient. Aussie English is unlike any other form of English on earth. Everyday, new words and phrases are made up on the fly, and circulate into use pretty quickly. Amongst these new catchphrases are actual words that DO differ from other forms of English you may be used to.

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Immigrating to Australia: My story

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So you’ve made it. You were happily greeted by the friendly Customs beagle and you gave up your bunch of bananas, and now you find yourself breathing the fresh airport air. Never mind that, you’re in Australia. Where are you going? Where are you staying? Unless you’ve got friends and family already in Australia, finding a place to live, even temporarily can be difficult. The rental market, especially in Sydney has an almost 0% vacancy rate at the moment, and when you do find something, the rental prices are usually fairly high. It’s not fun.

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