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    Popper & pop tops. Qld (normal) here. Another weird thing Victorians called school bags ports why???

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    I call them Eskies DH call them cold boxes lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nomsie View Post
    So no pots?
    I've only heard that being used for tea lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jagamoe View Post
    Popper & pop tops. Qld (normal) here. Another weird thing Victorians called school bags ports why???
    NEVER heard that one.. where in Vic? Were they pulling your leg?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrsOhara View Post
    I've only heard that being used for tea lol.
    This is a pot
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsOhara View Post
    I've only heard that being used for tea lol.
    Lol yeah same here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nomsie View Post
    Haha I have a boy from NZ in my grade- we laugh about Chilly Bins, Jandles, Jerseys, Felts etc.

    There is a NZ mod too who I love to give a good ribbing to when I see her
    What are jerseys and felts?

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    Dagwood dog or Pluto pup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    What are jerseys and felts?
    Jumpers and textas

    Quote Originally Posted by missie_mack View Post
    My hubby and I have these discussions often- flannel vs face washer or couch vs lounge/settee, there is also the topic of potato cake VS scallop.... Oh and my husband calls sleep (as in the crusty stuff you get in your eyes) sleepy dust... which is just a bit cute
    face washer, lounge (WTH says settee that isn't Mrs Bucket? ), potato cake (definitely!) and sleep

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    I'd never heard popper or pop top until I moved to Australia. In England we just call them juice cartons, or juice boxes.

    I still can't bring myself to say thongs either. That has a very different meaning in England

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    I think we have a few different ones out the West, polony for starters!

    Beer: Middies and pints
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