Posted by: Gregoryno6 | May 11, 2019

To misquote Steve Martin: It’s like those Australians have a different word for everything!

From Stars and Stripes – a military take on the language barrier.

Reports of a ban on Australian slang may have had some Bruces and Sheilas whinging about watching their gobs around U.S. Marines this summer, but officials say the media accounts weren’t fair dinkum, mate.

No, Australian soldiers aren’t banned from using slang around US Marines.


Oh, and about Steve… here’s the background on that.

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