Synopses & Reviews
Toss another shrimp on the Barbie
, crack open a tinny
or pour yourself a chardy
while you traverse Australia's vast expanse of true blue, fair dinkum
Aussie lingo--from cosmopolitan communique to surf slang, outback jargon and some of the world's oldest indigenous languages. C'mon avagoyermug!
Features a comprehensive section on Australia's impressive array of indigenous languages.
Lonely Planet's Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew. Get into the culture and humour behind common--and not so common--English expressions and learn the local languages that inspired them.