Someone who doesn’t let the moths out of his wallet: A tight-fisted person Rafferty’s Rules: Anything goes Beyond the rabbit-proof fence: At the back of beyond She’s sweet/she’s apples/she’ll be right: Everything’s OK Get into second gear/rattle your dags: Get a move on Go for your life: go ahead Home Read more…
My chiropractor is about to emigrate to Australia, which reminded me of these, some of my favourite Aussie-English translations:
Bludger: Lazy person
Boomer: Large kangaroo/anything big
Bowser: Petrol pump
Brumby: Wild horse
Bunyip: Mythical creature
Carry on: Lark about
Comfort station: Toilet
Crook: Sick/out of order
If you’re anything like me, you want to prevent your email inbox from being clogged with unwanted messages. So here are the 6 simple steps to turn off email notifications from Facebook:
1. Log in to your Facebook account.
2. Click the little down-pointing triangle in the top right corner of the screen and click ‘Account settings’.
Before you write your first word, you need to work out what is the purpose of this written communication, and then establish how you are going to achieve it. Perhaps you could answer these questions as a group brainstorming exercise to help you prepare: Know yourself – What are your Read more…