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.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Categories

%d bloggers like this: