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    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    What are jerseys and felts?
    Felt are textas I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by MonsterMoosMum View Post
    Dagwood dog or Pluto pup?
    Dagwood (yum!)

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    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, scallop and sleep

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    Quote Originally Posted by MonsterMoosMum View Post
    Dagwood dog or Pluto pup?
    DF and I have had many arguments over this. I say Pluto pup, he says Dagwood dog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GM01 View Post
    I think we have a few different ones out the West, polony for starters!

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    Oh, you have pints!! Awesome... I thought it was a British thing!

    I grew up calling bathers togs.. but then just stopped when I was about 12 and have called them bathers ever since.

    Footy to us MEANS AFL (we don't say are you going to the AFL or the Aussie Rules match, we say footy) so therefore rugby is rugby and soccer is soccer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MonsterMoosMum View Post
    Dagwood dog or Pluto pup?
    I have never heard of Pluto pup!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsOhara View Post
    DF and I have had many arguments over this. I say Pluto pup, he says Dagwood dog.
    Haha same I call then Pluto pups but dH calls then Dagwood dogs

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    I would say juice box and the second pop top.

    And a pint or middy.

    Everyone I know says the same and I'm in wa

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobinSparkles View Post
    I have never heard of Pluto pup!
    Me neither!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nomsie View Post
    So the recent threads on devon and jaffles reminded me of my BIL. My family is Victorian, and my sister married a NSW'er (well, Welshman, but you geddit) from pretty far up North- very close to the QLD border.

    It always used to amuse me when he would go on and on at my sister about what we call things, because he had grown up calling it something else

    Eg- what we call primas:

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    (And not just that brand, any type of juice in a box)
    He would bang on and on about them NOT being called Prima's, because that was the brand- they were known to him as popper's. This is what I grew up calling a popper:

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    And of course, we would argue that we call things by brand names all the time- Thermos, Esky etc.


    So tell me- what do you find hard to believe that other people think is a perfectly common word or noun?
    I am in Vic - first one is a prima and second I would call a pop top.

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