Words Around Australia
Help us explore some of the variation in Australian English! Your responses will be mapped for a school activity as part of the Linguistics Roadshow (
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How old are you?
What is your gender?
(e.g. 'Carlton, Victoria') Where in Australia did you grow up? Or, if you are from elsewhere, where in Australia have you lived the longest? Enter town/suburb, then state/territory as per example - otherwise your answers won't be included in the map!
What do you call a battered, deep-fried potato snack?
What general term do you use to refer to swimwear?
What do you call the object that you might drink water from in a park or school?
What do you call a barbecued sausage, served in a single slice of bread?
Sausage in bread
Which term do you use when someone's nose is bleeding?
What do you call the place where you might buy lunch at school?
Does the word 'dance' rhyme with 'pants', or 'aunts'?
'Dance' rhymes with 'pants'
'Dance' rhymes with 'aunts'
What do you call the small local shop that sells newspapers, lollies, drinks and basic groceries?
What do you call a frozen, water-based sweet treat?
Which of these would you use to describe kissing someone?
What is your most common way of expressing laughter when chatting online, or in texts?
I use an emoji
What is your preferred way of describing a thing or situation that is pretty good?
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