Australian Slang

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Back of Bourke : long way away
Billabong : an ox-bow river or watering hole
Black Stump
(beyond the) :
a long way away, the back of nowhere
Boozer : a pub
Bottle shop : off license
Bottle-o : off license
Brizzie : Brisbane, state capital of Queensland
Bundy : short for Bundaberg, Queensland, and the brand of rum that's made there
Bush : outback
BYO : unlicensed restaurant where you have to Bring Your Own grog
Down Under : Australia and New Zealand
Dunny : outside lavatory
Going off : a place that is a lot of fun
Kindie : kindergarten
Lucky Country, the : Australia
Maccas : McDonald's
Milk bar : takeaway food shop
Never never(land) : the Outback / centre of Australia
O.S. : overseas
Outback : central areas of Australia
Oz : Australia
Rage : party
Servo : petrol station
Sleepout : house verandah converted to a bedroom
Station : a big farm/grazing property
Top End : far north of Australia
Uni : university
Unit : apartment
Woop Woop : a small, perhaps, unimportant town
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