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    We say knickers.. for girls anyway. My boys wear jocks, which for some reason in my house has become jockies.

    Why do we feel the need to differentiate between underwear for boys and girls? Where did that come from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Curby View Post
    Haha I'm from SA and I've only ever heard them referred to as water slides. I've heard old people say sweets, but not sweeties!
    I always call them chutes or flumes.

    And sweeties is normally what you'd use when talking to children, or being 'cute'. I guess it's a bit like my (Aussie) DH saying 'chippies' instead of chips sometimes (like when he's very very excited about having some).

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    Quote Originally Posted by NancyBlackett View Post
    The word panties gives me the heebeejeebies.
    Quote Originally Posted by Nomsie View Post
    We say knickers.. for girls anyway. My boys wear jocks, which for some reason in my house has become jockies.

    Why do we feel the need to differentiate between underwear for boys and girls? Where did that come from?
    Gives me the heebeejeebees too!! My DD calls them knickers (I think DH always says it) but I call them knickers or jocks. Same diff really

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    Knickers and jocks here too

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    I say knickers or pants for underpants for girls, and just pants for boys.

    Neeeever panties.

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    Although sometimes I just say undies lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lillynix View Post
    From a Tasmanian:

    Fruitboxes
    Pop tops
    Potato cake
    Couch
    8oz, 10oz and pint (though it depends on the particular pub, but this is 'standard')
    Bathers
    School bag
    Doona
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    Esky
    Thongs (are footwear, g-string is underwear)
    Gumboots
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    Crunchies/Dry food
    Sneakers
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    Face Washer
    Icy pole
    Yes. I'm a Tassie too.

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    Popper
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    Midi or schooner
    Swimmers
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    Gumboots
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    Kibble or dog biscuits
    Sneakers are what I call the skate style shoes and joggers for exercise type shoes
    Hair band
    Face Washer
    Ice block
    Rockmelon
    Toasties
    White out
    Sticky tape
    Contact (book covering)
    Perminant marker
    Bandaid
    Knickers or undies
    Corner store or little shops


    Heres another one. Peanut butter or peanut paste. I call it peanut butter and find it annoying when people say paste lol

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    I just remembered another one. Don't offer/ask to nurse (ie cuddle) a baby from an American woman. Over there they using the term to refer to breastfeeding the baby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweetseven View Post
    I just remembered another one. Don't offer/ask to nurse (ie cuddle) a baby from an American woman. Over there they using the term to refer to breastfeeding the baby.
    Do you not say nursing here for breastfeeding????? I thought you did?


 

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