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New York Times

The Whisky Chronicles - The New York Times
New York Times
Little has changed on the Scottish island of Islay since its iconic whisky distilleries were profiled in Alfred Barnard's famously detailed Victorian-era book.

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Crikey

Guy Rundle reads the Oz so you don't have to
Crikey
If your going to use it for something useful like the bottom of a budgie's cage, better throw in Tuesday as well. Log in to Reply. MJM. April 23, 2018 at 3:01 pm. “Sky News is already the best 24-hour service.” Occasionally I watch “Live at the Apollo ...



Los Angeles Times

In kids' shows 'The Dangerous Book for Boys' and 'Craig of the Creek,' imagination takes flight
Los Angeles Times
Title character Craig (voiced by Philip Solomon) has adventures with his best friends JP (Michael Croner, playing slow and Southern, a little like Daws Butler as Huckleberry Hound) and Kelsey (Georgie Kidder), who narrates her own thoughts and actions ...

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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 ...



Courier Mail

Letters to the Editor, Monday April 9, 2018
Courier Mail
GREAT to hear Prince “Charming” Charles getting into our lingo with his comment that as he approaches 70, it will not be long before he will no longer “be able to squeeze into a pair of budgie smugglers”. Chris Banks, West End. IT HAS been a few days ...

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HeraldScotland

Obituary - Aileen Paterson, children's author and creator of the beloved Maisie books
HeraldScotland
Died: March 23, 2018. FIFE-born Aileen Paterson, who has died aged 83, became one of Scotland's best-loved children's authors and illustrators through her 30-book series chronicling the colourful adventures of the fictional Edinburgh kitten Maisie ...

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BBC News

The real story behind Australian slang
BBC News
From Bondi to Bells, Noosa to Cable, Australia is renowned for its beautiful beaches. Less well known is the way beach culture has influenced Australian English. If you were told to 'put on your cossies and thongs', 'grab the esky' and 'watch out for ...



The Sydney Morning Herald

Why I'll be wearing budgie smugglers at the Warwick Farm races
The Sydney Morning Herald
Breaking the rules: English model Jean Shrimpton at Flemington in 1965. Advertisement. "Regrettably, I've watched the sad decline in dress standards and general behaviour of some elements of recently elected Members on this Committee's watch and that ...

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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 ...



The Sun

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte reads English football phrasebook as he lies on Italian beach in blue budgie smugglers
The Sun
Conte - who is sporting a golden glow whilst slumped on a sunbed - is reading a book called Football English: Soccer Vocabulary for Learners of English by Tom Challenger. This is a book intended for football players, officials, managers and ...



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
Oxford English Dictionary dons 'Budgie Smugglers'Mandurah Mail
Los Angeles Times -NDTV -PinkNews
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The Guardian

Kurtley Beale: I'll buy Prince William my budgie smugglers for Christmas
The Guardian
The basketball star Shaquille O'Neal then doctored the photo with his own face to share with his 6.5m Instagram followers, sending the image viral. As preparations began for Saturday's Test against England, Beale said: “I didn't really realise how much ...
Kurtley Beale revels in bravado and displays 'budgie smugglers' to the DukeTelegraph.co.uk
Kurtley Beale offered Prince William his budgie smugglers after pair met in Australia's dressing room: 'I asked him ...Daily Mail
Kurtley Beale 'surprised' that photo of him posing in his budgie smugglers alongside Prince William went viralIndependent.ie
The Australian -Wide World of Sports -Sport24
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The Conversation AU

Get yer hand off it, mate, Australian slang is not dying
The Conversation AU
Australian selfie was the Oxford Dictionaries “Word of the Year” for 2013 (the frequency of the word had increased by a whopping 17,000% since the previous year). Its success was astonishing – in the same year it was even crowned Dutch Word of the Year ...

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The Southland Times

Herbie Duston involved in many areas of budgie breeding and showing
The Southland Times
He got involved just after his wife, Carol, was given a budgie for a pet in 1969. Having a budgie in the house brought back memories of Duston's childhood. "When I was at school, I had two or three [budgies] and showed pekin battam hens," he said. When ...

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Scottish Daily Record

Vanishing budgie Buddy caught a cab home after being found three miles away
Scottish Daily Record
Animal rescue officer Christine Forbes said: “The caller was able to catch the friendly budgie very easily as he walked up her arm. “She was then able to place him inside her rucksack which allowed her to drive him in her car to safety. “She gave our ...



Scottish Daily Record

Joy for Bob as abandoned budgie finds loving new home
Scottish Daily Record
An abandoned budgie called Boris who featured in the Ayrshire Post is feeling chirpy again – after bagging a new home with some feathered friends. With his sad eyes and miserable-looking beak, the green and yellow bird was being cared for at the SSPCA ...



Sputnik International

From Hatching to Four Weeks: First Days of Budgie's Life
Sputnik International
Watch the first 30 days in the life of a newborn budgerigar chick (also known as the common parakeet) as it grows into a beautiful parrot. This very educative footage, captured by a happy parrot owner, shows a tiny blind nestling born with no feathers ...



The News

BLAISE TAPP: The thought of mandatory budgie smugglers makes my blood run cold
The News
Or at least I was looking forward to it, until I learned about the rules relating to swimwear across the English Channel. I was blissfully unaware that, when using public swimming pools in France, blokes have no choice but to pull on a pair of Speedos ...



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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SwimSwam

Budgie Smugglers” Officially Added to the Oxford English Dictionary
SwimSwam
Among more than 1000 new words and over 2000 fully revised or partially expanded entries listed in the OED 2016 Update is the term “Budgie Smugglers.” I am assuming that being a swimmer or a swammer you can figure out what a budgie smuggler is, but ...

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The Independent

Ashes 2017/18: The series isn't only for cricket fans – as I discovered at the MCG
The Independent
The English might have invented cricket but it's the Aussies who have made the game a perennial, loud part of their national conversation. I first visited Australia three years ago, over Christmas in 2014, a year after the 5-0 whitewash of Alastair ...

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Express.co.uk

My budgie has developed a crust on his beak, should I go to the vets?
Express.co.uk
A The budgie has early signs of a condition known as scaly beak. This is caused by a parasitic mite which is transferred from parents to chicks in the nesting box. It can take a long time – up to two years in some cases – before signs appear. Symptoms ...



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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New York Times

An Australian Dictionary Makes 'Shirt-front' and 'Budgie Smuggler' Official
New York Times
HONG KONG — In October 2014, Australia's prime minister produced blank stares around the globe when he vowed to “shirt-front” President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, in which 28 Australian ...
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
'Bogan', 'pube' and 'ranga' added to the Australian DictionaryThe New Daily

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The Local Switzerland

Owners dump budgies over bird flu fears
The Local Switzerland
Animal rescue centres in Zurich are reporting an increase in the number of budgerigars being handed in amid a new outbreak of bird flu in Switzerland. Elisabeth Kehl of the Voliere Zurich bird protection centre told the NZZ that people were handing ...

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SECcountry.com

Former Florida football coach Jim McElwain gets $7.5 million buyout from Gators
SECcountry.com
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida has announced it will pay former football coach Jim McElwain a $7.5 million buyout after dismissing him on Oct. 29, midway through his third season at the school. The announcement comes a day after the Gators formally ...
Randy Shannon, 5 Florida assistant coaches no longer on staffSECcountry.com

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Sportsnet.ca

Sharman's 3 thoughts: Rafa Benitez derby highlights FA Cup 4th Round
Sportsnet.ca
For those who knew Budgie, and those of you that may have remembered him from our Sportsworld segments, he was larger than life, a massive character whose passion and love for the game often landed him in trouble with our viewers, not to mention ...



Oxford Mail

Budgie smugglers squeeze into Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Mail
BUDGIE smugglers, listicle and glamping are among more than 1,000 new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The term budgie smuggler is an Australian term used since the 1990s to refer to a pair of close-fitting men's swimming trunks. Meanwhile ...
Newest entries in the Oxford English Dictionary are a pretty racy bunchMetro

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Express.co.uk

Oxford English Dictionary adds 'budgie smugglers' and 'glamping' in latest update
Express.co.uk
Oxford English Dictionary adds 'budgie smugglers' and 'glamping' in latest update. BUDGIE smugglers have squeezed into the Oxford English Dictionary. PUBLISHED: 00:00, Wed, Jul 6, 2016 | UPDATED: 14:52, Wed, Jul 6, 2016. Man wearing swimming trunks ...



Scottish Daily Record

Can you give Ayrshire's pet of the week a loving home?
Scottish Daily Record
With his sad eyes and miserable-looking beak, this green and yellow budgie is on the lookout for a big new cage — and possibly meet some budgie pals. This is Boris, currently staying at the SSPCA rehoming centre in Mainholm, Ayr. The charity's Jade ...


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