Aussie slang you didn’t even realise you use

Have you ever noticed just how much Aussies abbreviate things?

Many of us wouldn’t tell a mate you’ll see them ‘this afternoon’, or that you’re just dropping by the ‘liquor store’.

But just how far-reaching is our need to shorten everything? YouTube star Hi Josh investigates in this hilarious video where he explains ‘How to Speak Australian’.

Hi Josh video

Here's what it looks like all together. Photo: YouTube

While you’ll be familiar with most of his abbreviations, there are a couple that raise eyebrows.

For example, would you say ‘mornos’ instead of ‘morning tea’? Or refer to ‘dinner’ as ‘din-dins’?

Watch the video above and decide for yourself.

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