30 September 2003

US Australian Language Primer

Australia = US
Single Bed = Twin Nobody can tell us why
Double Bed = Full
Oops = My Bad When it’s your fault, you say, “My Bad”.
BBQ = Cookout The equipment is a BBQ, but the event is a cookout.
I beg your pardon. = Whaaat? Can you repeat that, please?
Bear = Bar See above

I started out life with nothing, and I’ve still got half left.
(Seen on a cap worn by a senior citizen)

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