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20 Words Aussies Don't Understand

Homographs, homonyms, homophones, homosexuals; I get them all mixed-up. No matter what the technical name is, some English words have very different meanings for Americans and Aussies. In a world down under where "trucks" are "utes" and appetizers are called "entrées," things can get pretty confusing

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11. Lemonade

I visited Australia for Christmas last year (which they're also confused about. Its supposed to be winter in December. Duh.) and one day, I ordered a lemonade for lunch; it was so damn hot outside.

12. Chemist

When I was down under my friend suggested we visit the "Chemist" to get gel for my toothache. I seriously thought she wanted me to buy drugs from a creepy person who called themselves a "chemist."

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