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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 ...



The Sydney Morning Herald

Why I'll be wearing budgie smugglers at the Warwick Farm races
The Sydney Morning Herald
"Shorts were good enough for our troops in New Guinea," Elliott, who played gruff better than anyone, declared. A VATC committee-man out of earshot quipped: "The conditions on the Kakoda track differed from the member's stand at Caulfield". The Sydney ...

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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 ...



The Conversation AU

Get yer hand off it, mate, Australian slang is not dying
The Conversation AU
Aussie contributions to world lexicon. 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 ...

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Last Post, January 31
The Australian
Let's not pander to false sensibilities on “inclusiveness”. Michael Cunningham, West End, Qld. Presumably the “modest fashions” being promoted by DFAT will be taken up by all those whining #MeToo campaigners who think all men are rapists and sexual ...



Reader's Digest

9 True Stories That Prove Animals Feel the Same Emotions We Do
Reader's Digest
Years ago we owned an English setter named John, who often suffered from infected or sore ears. He was constantly being treated for it and absolutely loved ear rubs as they seemed to make him feel better. One day my brother's pet pig, Chloe, was in the ...



Billboard

Evidence Talks New Album 'Weather or Not', the Birth of His Son & His Girlfriend's Battle With Breast Cancer
Billboard
This beat is on Alchemist and Budgie's The Good Book ... I rap on it, and the song's called “By My Side.” But for some reason, that instrumental came up on iTunes and that frantic singing just felt like what I was going through. I didn't even think ...



BBC News

The real story behind Australian slang
BBC News
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 any Noahs', you would be forgiven for bewilderment. Australia's mainland coastline ...



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 ...



Euromoney magazine

Fintech: Up bit creek
Euromoney magazine
... the back of a truck back to a local hotel to reflect. Three things are clear: that there is a constituency of unshakable belief in cryptocurrencies and blockchain so strong that it is likely to thrive no matter what the rest of the financial world ...

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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 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
Beale: I asked if Prince William wanted my budgie smugglersThe Times
Kurtley Beale in budgie smugglers next to Prince William could be the best photo of 2017The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian -Independent.ie
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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
Oxford English Dictionary dons 'Budgie Smugglers'Mandurah Mail
Los Angeles Times -PinkNews -Sino (blog)
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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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Hamilton Spectator

MAHONEY: Getting city to budge on budgies
Hamilton Spectator
You can't have just four budgies. There's already an exemption for pigeons. But, interestingly, not for budgies, canaries or finches. Jeff says they must've missed that memo. For most who keep them (and there's a whole aviculture in Hamilton that you ...



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 ...



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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TeamRock.com

Now yer squawkin': The story of Burke Shelley and Budgie
TeamRock.com
The momentum was finally slowing for Budgie, too. Some years after their third major record label, RCA, had cut their ties, Burke Shelley finally called time on the band in order to catch up on his own education. “I did an English degree at the Ponty ...



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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BBC Sport

How Smith dug Australia out of trouble - relive Ashes day two
BBC Sport
Article share tools. Share this post on Facebook; Share this post on Twitter; ShareView more share options. Share this post. Copy this link. Read more about these links.Read more about sharing BBC content externally. Posted at 1:48 24 Nov 2017. Here's ...



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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Scottish Daily Record

Stirling County rugby squad pull on 'budgie smugglers' to raise cash for charity
Scottish Daily Record
The Bridgehaugh club is hoping for further success off the field with a unique fundraising idea for Strathcarron Hospice. Share. By. Donald Morton. 13:46, 15 SEP 2017. News. The Stirling County lads show off their 'budgie smugglers'. Share. by Taboola ...



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 says his return to junior management with Kilbirnie Ladeside has him buzzing again. The Blasties boss took over from Mark Bradley at Valefield in May, five months after stepping down as Clydebank gaffer. Budgie McGhie is back in ...

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Football Paradise

Joe, Budgie and Carlton: Kings Among Men
Football Paradise
Budgie used to be a footballer. Well, a goalkeeper, actually, and you know how it is. They have a tougher time trying to include themselves into the list of 'footballers', than dentists do, trying to fit in with 'real doctors'. And what's more, he has ...



SECcountry.com

Former Florida football coach Jim McElwain gets $7.5 million buyout from Gators
SECcountry.com
Former Florida football coach Jim McElwain, right, with athletic director Scott Stricklin earlier this season. Jordan McPherson/SEC Country. Ryan Young. Posted 3 months ago. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida has announced it will pay former football coach ...
Randy Shannon, 5 Florida assistant coaches no longer on staffSECcountry.com

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The Guardian

The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu by Charlie English review – how precious manuscripts were saved
The Guardian
Al-Farouk was said to manifest himself as “a ghostly figure … dressed all in white, with a length of cotton bound around his face in the Tuareg style and riding a white horse”. As Charlie English explains in The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu, the djinn ...

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Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald

Kilbirnie Ladeside boss Budgie McGhie demands side bounce back for cup tie after heavy loss
Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald
14 English teacher 'crisis' at Ardrossan Academy; 15 Homophobe walks free after admitting abuse; 16 Woman left with no money for a year by DWP wins appeal against 276-day sanction; 17 Brilliant Burns Night for Beith bowlers; 18 Parliament call for ...

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Metro

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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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 ...
Australian National Dictionary: Bogans, battered savs and captain's picks earn spot in collectionABC Online
Ranga, bogan and mugachino among new words added to Australian dictionaryBBC News
'Bogan', 'pube' and 'ranga' added to the Australian DictionaryThe New Daily

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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
The former English cricketer, 39, told Jack after his run: 'I know why your nickname is "Willy"!' One Twitter user responded: 'Freddie is more excited about Jack's budgie smugglers tonight than last night.' Australia's first Indigenous Ninja, Jack says ...

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