Monthly Archives: September 2018

Words That Australia Gave the World – Australian Slang

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What many people don’t realize about the Australian culture is that the slang that people use in Australia is unique and hilarious at times. The words might seem offensive to some but bear with it and you would see that everything said is in good humor. The Australian slang is a very integral part of Australian culture. Many of the words that are used in today’s world originates from Australia. The slang that is unique to the country is now being adopted worldwide by everyone. Take for instance the word “Selfie.” Yes, the word originates from Australia. The first time it was used online was by Nathan Hope in his […]

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Celebrating Christmas in July In Australia

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Unlike the rest of the world, the Australian celebrate Christmas in July. As weird as it sounds, knowing that the coldest months of the year in Australia are in June and July, thus hailing the tradition. This doesn’t mean that the Australians don’t celebrate Christmas in December like the rest of the world. Christmas in July is merely an additional way to celebrate the weather and follow a tradition. The Reality of The Festival Technically speaking, Christmas in July isn’t a recognized festival with a public holiday, but the 25th of December is officially considered Christmas day like the rest of the world. However, during July, to keep up the […]

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