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    23 Totally 'Normal' Things In Australia That Are Hated By The Rest Of The World

    Who knew there was so much debate over the pronunciation of Adidas?!

    1. This person, who seems very distressed over learning that "popsicles" don't rate a mention in Australian vernacular.

    just found out that Australians call popsicles "icy poles"

    Twitter: @BlakkBile

    2. This person, who unintentionally dug themselves into a hole by revealing that they pronounce "Adidas" the wrong way.

    guys, i just found out that australians pronounce adidas "added ass"

    Twitter: @sophcw

    3. This person, who just found out the Australian word for a beloved summertime treat.

    I just found out that Australians call Otter Pops “zooper doopers”

    Twitter: @mrsmeeseeks99

    4. This person, who doubts Australia's existence based on our use of the word "rockmelon".

    I JUST FOUND OUT THAT AUSTRALIANS CALL CANTALOUPES “ROCKMELONS” 😭😭😭 ARE THEY EVEN REAL PEOPLE

    Twitter: @nleh03

    5. Like seriously, it's a big issue for non-Australians.

    I just found out that Australians say Rockmelon instead of Cantaloupe. Someone tell me I'm being praked or I'm flying to Australia and throwing one at everyone

    Twitter: @caleb_iamunno

    6. This person, who seemingly doesn't approve of Australia's rebranding — which is much cuter, IMO — of a well-known dog breed.

    Just found out that Australians call wiener dogs sausage dogs. SAUSAGE DOGS. 😩

    Twitter: @crabbygail_p

    7. This person, who sounds extremely shocked and mortified over Australia's alternative to "ketchup".

    as if having a country full of poisonous everything wasn't enough -- just found out that australians call ketchup "tomato sauce"

    Twitter: @RahRahRaina

    8. This person, who just realised that not all American holidays are celebrated around the world.

    I just found out that Australians don’t celebrate Halloween... like what? Who even are you? What year do you think this is 😖

    Twitter: @_smnthlws

    9. This person, who can't seem to wrap their head around the fact that Australians pronounce things differently.

    just found out that Australians pronounce skeletal like skel-ee-tal i feel fucking sick i cant breathe

    Twitter: @john_eddins_

    10. Like, I'm sorry, but capsicum is infinitely superior to bell pepper — especially when "pepper" already exists as a seasoning.

    I just found out that Australians call bell peppers capsicums and I can’t stop laughing omfg

    Twitter: @leahperrino1

    We don't need double names for things!

    11. This person, who is infuriated that Australian cuisine isn't anything like American cuisine.

    i just found out that australians don't have bagel places and I am very distressed????

    Twitter: @MeganGrayson_

    12. This person, who is traumatised after learning about the existence of Vegemite.

    I just found out that Australians eat something that they spread on their toast like Nutella, but it tastes like beef ? Why? That sounds disgusting.

    Twitter: @deemazingg_

    13. This person, who strongly believes that Australia has committed a huge sin by cheekily renaming "root beer floats".

    Just found out that Australians refer to floats as in "root beer floats" as spiders.....have you no shame?

    Twitter: @DeadActionJones

    14. This person, who perfectly encapsulated the "disappointed, but not surprised" meme when learning that Australians eat one of their native animals.

    I just found out that Australians eat kangaroo and idk why I'm like so surprised

    Twitter: @Ash_Zambrano

    15. This person, who is having an extremely difficult time processing Australian slang.

    Just found out that Australians call blow jobs "gobbies" Wtf even is Australia?!

    Twitter: @ohYEAHcallum

    16. And don't forget about this person, who is in utter shock and disbelief over playground equipment names.

    I just found out that Australians call slides slippery dips and honestly like what the hell.

    Twitter: @DanielleGuy

    17. This person, who definitely has a bone to pick with the dairy industry in Australia.

    i just found out that australians call cheddar cheese 'tasty cheese' day ruined ty australia

    Twitter: @_sayoshigure_

    18. This person, who has some choice words about what we've nicknamed McDonald's in Australia.

    I just found out that Australians call McDonald's "maccas" and I've never been more angrier in my life. I am fighting and suing y'all.

    Twitter: @kickapooooo

    19. This person, whose startling discovery over a common expression has ruined their love for Australia.

    Just found out that Australians say ‘think outside the square’ rather than the box and I think it’s ruined my love for Australia

    Twitter: @BenCastle123

    20. Likewise with this person, who needs to take some time off to process this revelation.

    I just found out that Australians call movers “removalists” Pls don’t talk to me today while I process this absolutely ludicrous knowledge

    Twitter: @findingascia

    21. This person, who isn't quite on-board with the whole "hundreds and thousands" thing.

    So I just found out that Australians call sprinkles "hundreds and thousands" and that makes me super uncomfortable

    Twitter: @AttilaTheScum

    22. Ditto with old mate, who isn't sold on this very Aussie word:

    just found out that australians call cigarettes "durry" HMMMM dont lnow how i feel about this

    Twitter: @reaayonce

    23. And finally, this person, who just caught on to the fact that Australians love comparing ourselves to the USA and thinking that we're better off.

    Just found out that Australians say “at least we’re not in America” when they’re in a bad situation 💀💀💀 and to think I couldn’t be more embarrassed

    Twitter: @sally_ayas