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Australia's Word Of The Year Is "Shirtfront" But It Really Should Be "Man Bun"

You bet you are. You bet it is.

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"We are... looking for an Australian word ideally that has really influenced public debate, has really had prominence in the Australian social and cultural landscape. But I think shirtfront stood out front and centre," Amanda Laugesen, director of the centre told ABC News.

In what became one of the funniest political moments of the year, Mr Abbott promised to "shirtfront" Mr Putin over Russia's response to the downing of MH17. But then he somehow mangled the next lines: "you bet you are, you bet I am."

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Meanwhile "Team Australia" was the rallying call used by Mr Abbott during the heightened terror threat. And well, this is a delicious "man bun".... ~THIRSTY~.

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