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Australia Vs Canada Language June 9, 2006

Posted by Dylan in Australia, Canada.
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Here are some different words that the Canadians use with the Australian meaning

Canadian Word                                                               Australian Meaning

  • Friend/ Buddy                                                             Mate

  • Trunk                                                                           Boot

  • Dinner/ Supper                                                            Tea

  • House Coat                                                                  Dressing gown

  • Trash/ Garbage                                                           Rubbish

  • Bell pepper                                                                 Capsicum

  • Cantaloupe                                                                  Rock melon

  • Call home                                                                    Ring home

  • Cell phone                                                                   Mobile phone

  • Cinema                                                                       Pictures                                                             

  • Toque                                                                          Beanie

  • Sweatshirt                                                                   Jumper/ Jacket

  • Jogging pants                                                               Track pants

  • Pop                                                                              Soft drink

  • Pump gas                                                                     Fill up with Petrol

  • Electrical Cord                                                           Electrical Lead

  • Markers                                                                      Textas

  • Period                                                                         Lesson

  • Field                                                                           Oval

  • Drugstore                                                                    Chemist

  • Pound key                                                                    Hash key

  • Jersey                                                                         Guernsey

  • Pencil crayon                                                              Pencil

  • Agenda                                                                        Diary

  • Due tangs                                                                    Folder with split rings

  • Attendance                                                                  Roll book

  • 8 x 11                                                                          A4

  • No problem                                                                 No worries

  • Need to pee                                                                 Go to the toilet

  • Washroom/ bathroom                                                  Toilet

  • Field trip                                                                     Excursion

  • Nutrition break                                                            Recess

  • 2nd Nutrition break                                                      Lunch

  • Dot jot                                                                         Dot points

  • Pylon                                                                           Witches hat/ cone

  • Buggy                                                                          Shopping cart

  • Flyers                                                                          Catalogue

  • Counter clockwise                                                      Anti clockwise

  • Mailbox                                                                       Pigeon hole

  • EA – Educational Assistant                                         SSO – School Services Officer

  • Custodian                                                                    Groundsman 

  • Cookies                                                                       Biscuits

  • Neat                                                                            Good

  • Awesome                                                                    Fabulous

  • Your welcome                                                             No worries

  • Skidoo                                                                         Snow mobile

  • Mountie                                                                       Police/ Copper

  • Ghost car                                                                     Unmarked police car

  • Cornstarch                                                                   Corn flour

  • Green onions                                                               Spring onions

  • Burger King                                                                 Hungry Jacks
  • Dime                                                                           10 cents

  • Penny                                                                           1 cent

  • Quarter                                                                        25 cents

  • Toonie                                                                         2 dollars

  • Loonie                                                                         1 dollar

  • Candy                                                                          Lollies

  • Hockey                                                                        Ice hockey

  • Field Hockey                                                               Hockey

  • First Nations                                                               Aboriginals

  • Freezing rain                          rain that freezes as it hits the ground making iced roads

  • Black ice                                               thin layer of ice on the road that is hard to see

  • Black top                                                                     Asphalt

  • Truck                                                                           Ute

  • RV                                                                               Motor home

  • Caravan                                                                       Van eg Tarago

  • House trailer                                                               Caravan

  • Kleenex                                                                       Tissues
  • Bangs                                                                          Fringe

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Comments»

1. Nathan Harrison - August 28, 2006

I WANNA BE IN CANADA!!-Keep having fun Dylan…=)

2. Chris - August 29, 2006

Hi Dylan that was good A4 as in A4 paper when you said 8 X4 dose that means 8 inches X 11inches
me and my freind check up toilet also fart

By Chris


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