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11 Things Locals Want You to Know About Australia

11 Things Locals Want You to Know About Australia
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G’day mate? How ya going? Wanna grab brekky? These are just a few things you’ll hear on the streets of any city in Australia. With a culture and language all its own, Australia has always been a source of humor for Americans with their bizarre and downright strange sayings and customs (vegemite, anyone?).

After living in Sydney for almost a year, I’d like to think I’ve seen and heard it all—however, I know that’s definitely not the case. Here are just a few things I picked up during my time in ‘Straya’ that locals want the rest of the world to know.

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