In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It's also great fun listening out for all the dinkum Aussie accents amongst the talented cast.
- It is light and satisfying, the flakiness - the result of using real butter, unbleached flour and no preservatives - is the dinkum deal.
- Which was just as well, really - for as every dinkum Aussie knows, booing the Prime Minister at sporting events is the Australian way.
- By the time I arrived scenes reminiscent of the end of World War II were already underway, but I interrupted the spontaneous dancing to grab these quotes from dinkum Aussies who have been doing it tough.
- I was getting more dinkum vernacular from the host than the callers.
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