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SFGate

Two Budgie Birds Engage in a Conversation in English
SFGate
These two budgie birds Shlomo and Booka were seen talking to each other quite animatedly. They were saying "Hi" to each other repeatedly and also seemed to be making kissing sounds. / Jukin Media ...



The Guardian

From bowler hats to budgie smugglers: what clothes tell us about Australian men
The Guardian
A poem that appeared in the early 1800s, attributed variously to the convict George Barrington and English gentleman Henry Carter, encapsulates something of this concept with the famous lines: “From distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas, we come ...

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The42

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
The42
Ireland international Harriet Scott signed for which English club this week? INPHO. Reading. Brighton & Hove Albion. Birmingham City. Sunderland. Danny Cipriani pleaded guilty to common assault following an incident at a nightclub on the island of Jersey.

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South Coast Herald

Fidler in the Hood: Footballers Never Die: They Just Fade Away
South Coast Herald
Not unsurprisingly, I was familiar with many of the footballers mentioned: Les Salton, Budgie Byrne, Johnny Haynes, Charlie Gough, Freddie Kalk, Tony Macedo, Jackie Plenderleith and Bobby Braithwaite. Halcyon days indeed for South African football ...



SARugbymag

Tour Tales – Durban
SARugbymag
There were a few laughs when Sikhumbuzo Notshe stripped down to reveal a tight-fitting speedo bearing the South African flag as well as the words 'Budgie Smuggler'. It's been harder to gauge the mood in the Argentina camp. On Monday, five of us made ...



PopMatters

Short Stories: Women in Translation
PopMatters
Approximately 30% of new translations into English are of books by women writers. Given how few books are translated into English to begin with, this means that women are a minority within a minority. The problem then filters down to how books by women ...



The Guardian

Vanessa Kirby: 'I was bullied at school and became self-conscious about everything I did'
The Guardian
In one climactic moment she has to kill a budgie on stage, but the blood capsule didn't burst until well after she whizzed the fake bird up in the food processor. “That happened two nights in a row! But it was better than before, when we used to start ...

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Deutsche Welle

From a singing budgie to the golden lady: Kylie Minogue at 50
Deutsche Welle
"I'm just a natural flirt, but I don't see it in a sexual way. A lot of the time I'm like an overexcited puppy," once said the pop singer. At barely five feet (1.5 meters) tall and with a slim size 34 figure, Kylie Minogue has seemingly eternal beauty ...
Australian pop sensation Kylie Minogue celebrates 50th birthdayDaily Times
Kylie Minogue - Golden (Official Video)YouTube
27 Μαΐου 2018 - TwitterTwitter

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Wonderland Magazine

WONDERLIST
Wonderland Magazine
And all right they are, as the Berlin-based seven-piece take to the side of a lake in budgie-smugglers and bucket hats for a good ol' knees-up in the fun visuals for “Meant To Be”. Comprised of a group of school mates, the band has little sprinklings ...
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The Advocate

budgies coming to Don
The Advocate
The English budgies and their owners are coming from all over the state to compete for the major awards of Grand Champion Bird of the Show and Grand Champion Young Bird of the Show as well as 13 other minor categories. This show and others around ...



The Guardian

Morning mail: race discrimination commissioner attacks 'dog-whistling' MPs
The Guardian
“Sadly, since the 19th century, in what the psychoanalyst John Flügel called the great male renunciation, men have had a lot of beauty beaten out of them.” Enter the humble budgie smugglers and Mambo T-shirts – a kind of “anti-beauty” and celebration ...

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Geelong Advertiser

Both Barrels: Karen Matthews puts politically correct gender madness under microscope
Geelong Advertiser
So should we be pandering to the crackpot perceptions of the politically correct to make 2 per cent feel the warm glow of “inclusiveness” and should we change the English language to accommodate them? Of course not, but that won't stop the cranks from ...

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SBS

Know your 'Australianisms'? The Oxford English Dictionary wants to hear from you
SBS
Examples of 'Australianisms' already included in the Oxford English Dictionary include “budgie smugglers” (men's brief, tight-fitting swimming trunks) and “tall poppy syndrome” (a perceived tendency to discredit those who have achieved prominence in ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

No more 'budgie smugglers' for me, Prince Charles jokes as he approaches 70
Telegraph.co.uk
... feel like it was long since his parents were 70, he said: "I do know only too well - and understand - the strange feeling of disbelief that this is actually happening and that never again, for instance, will it be possible to squeeze into a pair of ...
My budgie smugglers? I'll NEVER squeeze into them again! Prince Charles has Australians in stitches as he describes ...Daily Mail

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The Donaldson Sisters

Know your 'dog's eye' from your 'dead horse'? The Oxford English Dictionary wants to hear from you
The Donaldson Sisters
But we'd say it's our national duty to ensure everyone in the world knows what 'budgie smugglers' are. You can share your 'Australianisms' with the Oxford Dictionary online here or post them on Twitter using the hashtags #wordswhereyouare and #ozwords.



Telegraph.co.uk

'Photo of the year': Prince William's picture with Kurtley Beale in budgie smugglers lights up social media
Telegraph.co.uk
But even the royal looked amused to be posing next to Australia's Kurtley Beale as the rugby star sported only a pair of budgie smugglers. After witnessing the Wallabies beat Wales 29-21 in Cardiff on Saturday, the Duke was invited into the Australian ...
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
Beale: I asked if Prince William wanted my budgie smugglersThe Times
Daily Mail -The Australian -Yahoo7 Sport
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Daily Mail

99 per cent of women hate partner wearing budgie smuggler Speedos
Daily Mail
How do I put up wallpaper and why do 18th English paintings have so many squirrels in them? The bizarre questions sent to the New York Public Library before the age of Google · Ryanair begins talks with Irish pilots' union in a bid to resolve long ...



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 ...
'TL;DR,' 'budgie smugglers' among the most glorious words added to Oxford DictionaryMashable
'Budgie smugglers' enters Oxford English DictionaryNEWS.com.au
ICYMI, the Oxford English Dictionary added new words, and TBH, it's getting wackyLos Angeles Times
PinkNews -NDTV
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The Sydney Morning Herald

Why I'll be wearing budgie smugglers at the Warwick Farm races
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Sydney Turf Club was also approached about shorts in the Rosehill Member's during the long, hot summer by a doctor of medicine around the time Jean Shrimpton, the English model, broke with convention by flashing a leg in the Member's at Flemington.

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Telegraph.co.uk

Budgie house: RSPCA finds 359 uncaged birds flying around home after owner was taken ill
Telegraph.co.uk
RSPCA inspector Liz Wheeler said: "We were expecting to find around 200 budgies but ended up removing 359. "They were flying free around the semi-detached home so we had to use capture nets to safely catch them and remove them. "When you entered ...

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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 Conversation AU

Get yer hand off it, mate, Australian slang is not dying
The Conversation AU
But there are plenty of other success stories too: budgie, greenie, pollie, surfie, even mozzie are now also making appearances in global English, as are demo, preggo and muso. These join many other exports – no worries, like a rat up a drainpipe, to ...

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BBC News

World Cup 2018: What to buy instead of a £500 England ticket?
BBC News
But you left it too late to fly to Moscow and even if there was time, you've told your boss three times this year your budgie has died. You've got no fake excuses left. There's only one thing for it - you're going to have to watch at home, or in the ...

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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 ...



Daily Mail

Mother shares an ultrasound image showing her unborn baby girl looking like a BUDGIE (and it's all down to her oddly ...
Daily Mail
However, after looking at the printed image, she said she was shocked to see her baby girl appeared to look like a 'huge budgie', because of the angle of her hands. Thankfully when Alexandra's 20-week scan came a few months later her baby had moved ...



Daily Mail

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon sports a TINY pair of budgie smugglers as he hits the beach
Daily Mail
He was banned for three games his comments about the referee after Juventus' Champions League defeat by Real Madrid. And Gianluigi Buffon was taking his mind off his recent sporting woes when he hit the beach in his native Italy over the weekend with a ...

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Daily Mail

That's not red carpet attire! Australian Ninja Warrior star Jack Wilson turns heads as he arrives at the Logie ...
Daily Mail
For TV's night of nights, male celebrities are expected to don their most dapper dinner suit. But Jack Wilson bucked tradition at Sunday's 60th Annual Logie Awards, rocking up on the red carpet in a pair of budgie smugglers. The Australian Ninja ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

Earthquake felt across northern England as residents describe underground rumble and shaking homes
Telegraph.co.uk
There were no reports of injuries although the Grimsby Telegraph quoted a resident of Great Coats saying: "Made my budgie fall off his perch." Although damage is rare, the UK is hit by as many 20 quakes a year that are strong enough for people to feel.

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The Independent

Where are the Asian players in the Premiership?
The Independent
By Suresh Nair. HAVE you ever wondered why only a handful of Asian professional footballers ever make it to the English Premier League (EPL), ranked the most competitive in the world? Ironically, Asia is still growing to be an increasingly important ...

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Daily Mail

Baywatch comes to Bondi! The Chase host Andrew O'Keefe strips down to a zesty pair of 'budgie smugglers' for a ...
Daily Mail
Andrew O'Keefe certainly is a game show host. The Chase star, 46, was game enough to slip into a glorious pair of 'budgie smuggler' swim briefs for an outing at Bondi beach on Thursday. Andrew has previously revealed that when he's not writing music, ...


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