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The Times

Beale: I asked if Prince William wanted my budgie smugglers
The Times
Asked what he had learnt about English rugby, he said: “The dominant set-piece and the physicality in the forwards. The go-forward is so important in any game of rugby, but I guess in the Premiership there is a huge focus around being physical up front ...
Kurtley Beale: I'll buy Prince William my budgie smugglers for ChristmasThe Guardian
Kurtley Beale 'surprised' that photo of him posing in his budgie smugglers alongside Prince William went viralIndependent.ie
Shaq gets in on the Prince William-budgie smugglers jokeThe Australian
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BBC Sport

Is this the greatest way to watch cricket? - BBC Sport
BBC Sport
Selected cricket fans are able to cool down in a pitch-side pool, complete with bar and sun loungers during the first Ashes Test at The Gabba.

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Daily Mail

'This is the ONLY time you see me in budgie smugglers!' Kris Smith sets showcases his washboard abs in a tight pair ...
Daily Mail
He's the hunky English model who often shows off his incredibly ripped body on the runway. And Kris Smith set plenty of hearts racing when he shared a very revealing snap of himself on Instagram, on Friday. In the image, the 39-year-old donned a pair ...



Daily Telegraph

Prince William is the latest fan of the cheeky Manly swimmers firm
Daily Telegraph
But when Budgy Smuggler owner Adam Linforth, 32, bought the firm in 2008, business was slow and people were confused. Back then, Warringah MP Tony Abbott was one of the few who still wore the brief swimmers, and Linforth was even laughed out the ...



The Sun

Roma 3 Chelsea 0 match report: Antonio Conte humiliated on return to Italy as sorry Blues are taught a lesson in ...
The Sun
Conte watched his English champions dissolve before his eyes on the very night he wanted to show them off as he returned to his mother country on the first working trip since leaving to become Chelsea manager. At the very start and with only a few ...

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Sporting News

Five things England must address ahead of the opening Ashes Test at the 'Gabba
Sporting News
The last time the English won the toss at the 'Gabba and decided to bat, they forged a draw. Alistair Cook was the skipper and that was 2010. ... Just as Starc will look to control the opposition with the ball, David Warner will aim to dominate the ...

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The Australian

Polota-Nau's England foes soon to be club friends
The Australian
Hooker Polota-Nau's recent signing with powerful English club Leicester has inadvertently thrust him into Saturday's Test battle at Twickenham against four of his clubmates-to-be. Nowhere will the conflict be more intense than at scrum-time where the ...

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BBC News

UK seeks future cyber-security stars
BBC News
Budgie Dhanda, head of Qufaro, said the lessons and projects it has drawn up form an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) that pupils can study alongside their A/S levels. EPQs are available in many subjects, said Mr Dhanda, and let pupils explore a ...

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ChronicleLive

Newcastle United's greatest ever XI - 'lean on trophies lately, but some truly great players'
ChronicleLive
Newcastle United were one of the biggest and most successful clubs in the land (and the absence of silverware since 1969 is one of English football's biggest conundrums). But for my all-time XI, I decided to pick great players I'd actually witnessed in ...



The Sun

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte reads English football phrasebook as he lies on Italian beach in blue budgie smugglers
The Sun
ANTONIO CONTE used the international break to brush up on his English football lingo as he put Chelsea's transfer woes behind him on a golden Italian beach. The Blues chief could be seen kissing his wife Elisabetta and brushing up on his language ...



BBC News

The real story behind Australian slang
BBC News
Although the term's origin is Old English, meaning a strip of leather or hide, with its first known use being before the 12th Century, Australians apparently have the upper-hand in using the term to describe footwear – in 1965, according to Dictionary ...



The Guardian

From budgie-smugglers to nothing at all: our writers on what they wear to the beach
The Guardian
In moments of stress or confrontation involving non-English speakers, when only complete fluency will do, Sarah tends to revert to her excellent Spanish rather than her slightly less accomplished French. That the lifeguard did not speak a word of ...



Football365.com

Mediawatch: The answer for Sunderland? Go out on the p*ss
Football365.com
It's at this point that Mediawatch scurried off to check that the only managerial job in English football Reid has had since 2005 was a spell at Plymouth Argyle when he was sacked with the club bottom of the Football League (albeit in financial crisis ...

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The Guardian

Chelsea's Antonio Conte is not alone in brushing up his football English
The Guardian
Cue a few jokes about budgie smugglers, whether Diego Costa was invited and why, after a year in England, Conte was caught reading a book called Football English: Soccer Vocabulary for Learners of English, by Tom Challenger. The book is a practical ...

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The Southland Times

Herbie Duston involved in many areas of budgie breeding and showing
The Southland Times
When he decided to get back into owning budgies, Duston bought a male and female to breed in the garden shed. He has bred 150 budgies annually for the past 20 years and those generations trace back to four English-bred budgies (two males and two ...

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Radio New Zealand

Lions tour: Squad arrives in New Zealand
Radio New Zealand
Friends Elliot White and Simon Foot were dressed in revealing "English budgie smugglers" and Lions shirts and manes around their necks. The pair had chosen New Zealand especially for their gap year so they could be part of the tour and they were ...

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ABC Online

Budgie smugglers: Australian slang term officially added to Oxford English Dictionary
ABC Online
The mere mention of "budgie smugglers" can evoke shudders in some, but the Oxford English Dictionary has given the term its official tick of approval. Famously worn by former prime minister Tony Abbott, the male swimming trunks famed for leaving ...
From bovver to budgie smugglers: the latest entries to the OEDThe Guardian
'Budgie smugglers' enters Oxford English DictionaryNEWS.com.au
ICYMI, the Oxford English Dictionary added new words, and TBH, it's getting wackyLos Angeles Times
Mandurah Mail -PinkNews -Sino (blog)
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Daily Mail

'I wish they'd check the camera angles on this guy!' Twitter erupts over Australian Ninja Warrior star Jack Wilson's ...
Daily Mail
Australian Ninja Warrior competitor Jack Wilson is known for tackling the obstacle course in a pair of Aboriginal flag budgie smugglers. But on Tuesday night's grand finale, the 23-year-old carpenter's skimpy swimwear caused quite the sensation on ...

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Football Paradise

Joe, Budgie and Carlton: Kings Among Men
Football Paradise
Well then, my good sir, I beseech you to follow those ground rules your English Prose teacher tried, albeit in vain, to penetrate that thick skull of yours with, that is, 'Read the Title BEFORE the damned prose, and not vice versa.' Even after reading ...



TeamRock.com

Now yer squawkin': The story of Burke Shelley and Budgie
TeamRock.com
When a newly solo (and closely chaperoned) Ozzy Osbourne wanted to escape the eagle eyes of his tour 'minders', he knew there was one place they'd never think of seeking him out: hanging out with support band Budgie. “Ozzy used to come into our room in ...



Business Insider Australia

How 'budgie smuggler' finally found its way into the Oxford English dictionary
Business Insider Australia
The Oxford English Dictionary – the “OED” to its friends – has announced a 2016 update, consisting of over 1,000 new words and word meanings, along with the revision or expansion of over 2,000 entries. The revisions are not just new words or phrases ...

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New York Times

An Australian Dictionary Makes 'Shirt-front' and 'Budgie Smuggler' Official
New York Times
The new edition, which lists 16,000 idioms, was compiled by the Australian National Dictionary Center at the Australian National University. New entries include popular terms like bogan (“an uncultured and unsophisticated person”) and budgie smugglers ...
Ranga, bogan and mugachino among new words added to Australian dictionaryBBC News
Australian National Dictionary: Bogans, battered savs and captain's picks earn spot in collectionABC Online

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The Scottish Sun

Budgie McGhie loving life back in the Juniors again after taking over from Mark Bradley at Kilbirnie Ladeside in May
The Scottish Sun
Budgie McGhie loving life back in the Juniors again after taking over from Mark Bradley at Kilbirnie Ladeside in May. Ex-Morton hitman ... BUDGIE McGHIE says his return to junior management with Kilbirnie Ladeside has him buzzing again. The Blasties ...

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The Sun

Budgie smugglers, glamping and hockey mom squeeze into Oxford English Dictionary update
The Sun
THE term budgie smuggler to describe men's tight swimming trunks has entered the Oxford English Dictionary. The popular trunk term has become so widely used that it has now been given official backing. The origins of the term 'budgie smuggler' are ...



Scottish Daily Record

Stirling County rugby squad pull on 'budgie smugglers' to raise cash for charity
Scottish Daily Record
One of the players saw an Australian website selling `Budgie Smugglers' - tight-fitting Speedo swimwear - and came up with the idea of getting them in County's black, red and white colours. Allan Imrie at Stirling County said: “Mike McDonald saw the ...



Pitchfork

Action Bronson Jumps on Alchemist's New Track “Brother Jedidiah”: Listen
Pitchfork
The Alchemist and Budgie are preparing The Good Book Vol. 2—a collection of new tracks housed in a collector's edition book. Today, Alchemist shared the first sample from the album. It's a track called “Brother Jedidiah,” and it features Action ...

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Sault Star

Susan Coventry admits she's simply cuckoo over English budgies
Sault Star
PLUMMER ADDITIONAL - With her first pair of English budgies, or the English version of melopsittacus undulates, Susan Coventry was snared. “They are not flighty or temperamental,” says the Johnson Township resident. She describes their nature as calm.



BBC News

Oxford English Dictionary updates include budgie smugglers
BBC News
Budgie smugglers, glamping and listicles are some of the more eye-catching new entries to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The latest update also includes the likes of "bovver", made famous by comedian Catherine Tate. A number of internet slang ...
Newest entries in the Oxford English Dictionary are a pretty racy bunchMetro
Budgie smugglers squeeze into Oxford English DictionaryOxford Mail

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Herald Sun

Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic in Scoresby is Victoria's only vet exclusively for birds
Herald Sun
Caulfield's Jane Hassing has been taking white albino budgie, Ronan, 11, and her blue English budgie Corbijn, 7, to the clinic for almost a decade. “My birds have had health issues and (Dr Pinkster) has operated on both of them,” Ms Hassing said. “She ...



BBC News

'Budgie Nine' Malaysian F1 strippers return to Australia
BBC News
Eight of the nine men arrested in Malaysia for stripping off at the Formula One Grand Prix have returned to Australia. The men, branded the "Budgie Nine", were detained on Sunday after posing in swimwear decorated with the Malaysian flag. Budgie ...
'Budgie nine' apologise for stripping at Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix, free to leave countryABC Online
Nine Australian 'Budgie Smuggler' strippers released in MalaysiaThe Independent
Malaysia frees Australia 'Budgie Nine' after F1 stuntThe Nation
The Australian -New York Times
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