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Australian Sports

Blog – Sports >>   Page 1    Page 2 Lollies ‘n Cricket Balls Kathryn wrote to us wanting to know what jaffa means in cricket or if it was slang for something else. Actually jaffa is slang in cricket for a ball … Read more

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Holidays

Blog – Holidays >>  Page 1   Page 2 Holidays in Australia Ken Fagin wanted to know if we celebrate the American holidays Halloween and Thanksgiving. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving and Halloween is not officially recognized in Australia. Some older Australians strongly … Read more

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Australian Animals 2

Blog – Aussie Animals >>  Page 1    Page 2    Page 3 The Battery Hen Adoption Project There’s a wonderful Aussie organisation that helps people adopt production hens before they’re slaughtered. Hens are deemed unproductive between 16 and 18 months old and become … Read more

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Australian Animals 3

Blog – Aussie Animals >>  Page 1    Page 2    Page 3 Kangaroo Pets Brenda J. emailed us asking, “Are kangaroos free to run about in the cities like domestic dogs and cats do? Are they vicious or do people treat them like … Read more

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Odds ‘n Sods 3

Blog – Odds ‘ n Sods >> Page 1   Page 2   Page 3   Page 4 Australian Military Ranks Thank you to David K who let us know that we were missing a few ranks in our list ofAustralian Military Ranks. So we’ve revised … Read more

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Australian Animals

Blog – Aussie Animals >> Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Hybernating in Australia Robin wrote, “We are studying about animals that hybernate. Do Australian bears hybernate like our bears?” Discovered in the Australian Alps in 1966, the little Mountain … Read more

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Australian Music

See also our Australian Music section with over 100 Aussie songs. Blog – Aussie Music >> Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Oh! My Walla! Hanna M. from Germany asked us to find a song she heard sitting around the … Read more

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People

Blog – People >>   Page 1    Page 2 Kevin Rudd is NOT the 28th PM It’s being reported by some people that Kevin Rudd has become the 28th Prime Minister of Australia on 27 July 2013. They’re wrong. He’s the 26th … Read more

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Food

Pumpkin Eating Lovely email from Tess in the USA, “Until I make it to Australia in person Alldownunder.com is the next best thing! I want to comment on a post regarding pumpkin eating.” “Actually we DO like to eat pumpkin … Read more

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Australian Slang 2

See also our Australian Slang section with over 700 words and phrases listed. Blog – Australian Slang >>   Page 1   Page 2 Up The Duff Andrew wrote to us wanting to know what the origins of the Aussie phrase “up the duff” … Read more

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