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The Australian book of Pommies

Philip Schofield

The Australian book of Pommies

by Philip Schofield

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Published by Tamerlane in Hunters Hill, NSW .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National characteristics, English -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Australian wit and humor, Pictorial.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Schofield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA118 .S35 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[62] p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3275401M
    ISBN 100949541001
    LC Control Number83198395
    OCLC/WorldCa12050564

    ‘Was it in pukka Pommy books like Biggles?’ ‘Jokey references to "lads" (which in my opinion is a Pommy expression and not fit for robust Australian consumption) just reinforce the message that Crikey is blokeland.’ ‘The Pommies play a different brand of football.’.   Noun []. pommie (plural pommies) (colloquial, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, sometimes pejorative) An English immigrant; a pom, Nevil Shute, In the Wet, , unnumbered page, “It′ll be a long time before I do that,” the pilot said grimly. “She′s my Queen as well as yours, you know. I′m not a bloody Pommie.” [ ] “Too right, it′s difficult,” the Australian .

    H J Rumsey wrote about it in in the introduction to his book The Pommies, or New Chums in Australia. He suggested that the word began life . Series: The Australians by Stuart. Series by cover. Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works.

    Spread the humour Funny Australian Jokes Will and Guy’s Collection of Funny Australian Jokes Australian humour reflects the rugged nature of the country, especially the hinterland away from the coast. One of Australia’s strongest comic images of the ‘ocker’, with his cork hat, as epitomised by Bazza McKenzie. Will and Guy have decided to include Read more. Get this from a library! Pommies' picnic.. [Patrick Lort-Phillips] -- Account of trip around Australia by Land Rover ; includes many personal observations about Australian social issues ; encounters with Aboriginal people in Alice Springs and Hermannsberg in central.


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