Note that seemingly uniquely, Australians use insults affectionately as well.
And it's such a humorous word, conjuring up images of pushing that brand new car home
I wonder if Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande know one of the sound effects in the chorus to their hit song is the 'new order' siren at Maccas.
All of these countries have very distinct national characteristics and very different accents.
Secondly, as someone already mentioned on this thread, accents in the British isle have changed tremendously since the days when Australasia and North America were first colonised, in fact British English has changed far more than American English over the last years.
A movie was once reviewed with this headline:
A broad speaker's "buy" would sound more like an American's pronunciation of "boy".
Dumela if you talking to a female:
Piece of piss mate" Come a gutser:
It has a vocabulary of about six words.
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There are unconfirmed reports of aspiring Australian actors changing their accents to sound more American, solely for the purpose of employment.
This can make it challenging for tourists to understand them.
This is particularly prominant in words like graph and dance.