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What is 'Ocker' and 'Fair Dinkum'? Australian English, its development and recent trends

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Title in English What is 'Ocker' and 'Fair Dinkum'?Australian English, its development and recent trends


Year of publication 2009
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Proceedings of the second triennial conference on British, American and Canadian studies
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Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords Australian English; colloquialisms; neologisms; current usage
Description The study confirms a departure from British norms and shows that American influence is clearly visible in current Australian usage.Australian English has its ownnorms and standards.
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