Aussie words of the day

The Ant’s Pants is Australian for someone or something considered the ultimate in style, novelty or cleverness.

Fair dinkum – fair enough

that’s feral – that’s disgusting

dunny – toilet

Slip! Slop! Slap! – slip on a t-shirt, slop on the sun cream and slap on a hat.

Thongs

– flip-flops (So don’t look shocked if someone asks you to take your thongs off!)

Pom – Brit

Bogan –
chav

floordrobe
– the use of the floor as a substitute wardrobe

Kippers are adult children who fail to leave home – a contraction of Kids In Parents’ Pockets Eroding Retirement Savings.

Source: Andrea; Debs; Rebecca; Ben and http://quixoticawords.blogspot.com/2008/01/gotta-love-those-aussies-theyre-ants.html; http://www.realgap.co.uk/useful-australian-phrases

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