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The Spectator USA

The Kinks's meditation upon nostalgia, class and loss of Empire sounds like a prophecy of Brexit Britain
The Spectator USA
Of course, Village Green… went down like a brick budgie upon its initial release, despite some good reviews. The next album, 1969's brilliant Arthur (Or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire) was as conceptually up the ying yang as its predecessor.



LancasterOnline

Baltimore's Oliver Brewing Co. is crafting up seriously solid beers heavy with musical influence
LancasterOnline
The English ale roots of Oliver Brewing Co. are evident in its logo: A raging lion breaking away from Richard the Lionhearted's banner, pawing its way across a vertically split letter “o.” Head brewer Steve Jones had his own beginnings in the United ...



L.A. Weekly

12 Best Music Shows in LA This Week
L.A. Weekly
Satan were part of the New Wave of British heavy metal that also birthed Iron Maiden, Diamond Head, Raven, the Tygers of Pan Tang and Budgie and, like Venom, they come from Newcastle in the north of England. Formed in 1979, Satan were ... The English ...



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 ...



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 ...
Kylie Minogue - Golden (Official Video)YouTube
May 27, 2018 - TwitterTwitter

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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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Mashable

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
Oxford English Dictionary dons 'Budgie Smugglers'Mandurah Mail
PinkNews -Los Angeles Times
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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
... 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 budgie smugglers. "I don't know about you ...
Prince Charles: 'I can't squeeze into my budgie smugglers' Heir gives too much informationExpress.co.uk

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Forbes

Scientists' Colorful Quest To Discover How Parrots Became Green
Forbes
These popular parrots are also known as the shell parakeet or simply as the “budgie” or “parakeet”. Hardy, with outsized personalities, and easy to breed in captivity, budgerigars have been kept as pets and as avicultural breeding subjects for longer ...



Pitchfork

The Ones: 5 Best New Rap Songs From Jay Critch, Mozzy, Tobi Lou, 1TakeQuan, and Budgie
Pitchfork
With artists releasing songs at a fast and furious pace it's difficult for the average hip-hop head to keep track of it all—no matter how tapped in they are. That's why we created The Ones, a daily roundup of the best new rap tracks you need to hear ...



Monsters and Critics

Dr K's Exotic Animal ER: Where it's located and everything else you need to know about Dr. Susan Kelleher
Monsters and Critics
Her pets include a cat, William, a 90lb African Spur Thigh tortoise named Durda, Xander a Blue and Gold Macaw, and an English Budgie, Nathaniel. While Kelleher may not have much free time, she does enjoy baseball, gardening, reading, knitting, biking, ...



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.



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 ...



TheTravel (blog)

New Festival 'Feast' Is A Two-Week Celebration Of Seafood On The English Riviera
TheTravel (blog)
“British people like octopus and squid,” says Barry Young, former chief auctioneer turned managing director, who offer weekly guided tours of the market. “But say cuttlefish and they think budgie cage. Basically, we're still a cod and chips nation ...



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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Rhyl Journal

Six budgies make their own way back to home in Rhos on Sea after intruder lets birds free
Rhyl Journal
Six budgies make their own way back to home in Rhos on Sea after intruder lets birds free. Eight budgies have gone missing (not ... Picture: Pixabay. SIX budgies have been reunited with their owner after an intruder released them from their cage. 0 ...

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TIME

Video Shows Extreme Cheese Fans Rolling Down a Dangerous Hill for a Lot of Cheese
TIME
When one thinks of dangerous sports things like mixed martial arts, street luging, and BASE jumping come to mind. Go ahead and add cheese rolling to the list. The annual Cooper's Hill Cheese Roll competition in Brockworth, England, involves stalwart ...
Gloucester cheese chasing champion wins 21st wheel to break recordThe Independent
Gloucester cheese-rolling veteran breaks all-time recordBBC News

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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
Shaq gets in on the Prince William-budgie smugglers jokeThe Australian
Daily Mail -The Times
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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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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 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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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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MSN Health & Fitness

Two budgie birds engage in a conversation in English
MSN Health & Fitness
Two budgie birds engage in a conversation in English. Duration: 00:28 9/19/2018. SHARE · SHARE · TWEET · SHARE · EMAIL. These two budgie birds Shlomo and Booka were seen talking to each other quite animatedly. They were saying "Hi" to each other ...



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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Scottish Daily Record

Pet owner targeted by budgie smuggler who stole birds and sold them off in pubs
Scottish Daily Record
Pet owner targeted by budgie smuggler who stole birds and sold them off in pubs. A burglar broke into Anne Ferguson's ... A pet owner has been spitting feathers after her budgies were stolen – and sold off in pubs. A cat burglar broke into Anne ...



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 ...
Budgie smugglers squeeze into Oxford English DictionaryOxford Mail

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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, ...



Daily Mail

Red alert! Fans fawn over Tim Robards' manhood as he strips down to a pair of TINY budgie smugglers on honeymoon ...
Daily Mail
On Friday, Tim Robards brought Baywatch to Budapest as he stripped down to a pair of red Speedos to volunteer as a lifesaver at the city's Széchenyi thermal bath. But fans of the former Bachelor - who is on honeymoon with wife Anna Heinrich - appeared ...



Deutsche Welle

We just can't get her out of our heads: Kylie Minogue at 50
Deutsche Welle
Filming the Australian soap opera The Henderson Kids was the time of her life. At least that's what Kylie Minogue told German press agency DPA. It's not hard to believe, seeing as the television show was her first, in 1985. With the fame, she however ...


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