Ozwords is a blog which posts articles related to Australian English on and off. Articles such as:
- Meanings and origins of Australian words and idioms
- The vocabulary of Australian English
- The Gold Rush and Australian English
- A.I.F. slang (WWI)
Why do Aussies have a different accent to Canadians, Americans, British people and New Zealanders
The 'aitch' or 'haitch' debate has a dark side
Going troppo: Is there evidence that madness in the topics is actually a thing?
Weekly word watch: fail-up, free-range parenting, and glitter butt.
How to pronounce 'ceremony': Think it's okay to moan? You're on the money.
Australianisms in the Oxford English dictionary (podcasts)
Does speaking like an Aussie make you sound insecure?
Australian question intonation? No good in Britain?
Get yer hand off it, mate, Australian slang is not dying
The term 'cubby house' now has a different meaning in Australian English.
Gillard, grammar and the language of politics
How politics killed the English language.
Politics and the Australian language
What Gogglebox tells us about the English language in Australia (The Conversation)
The interpretation of prosodic variability in the context of accompanying sociophonetic cues (Paul Warren)
Potato cakes or potato scallops?
Walcome to Malbourne
Self improvement: the origins and evolution of Australian English (listen on ABC)
Get yer hand off it mate, Australian slang isn't dying.
Plonk: A language lover's guide to Australian drinking (The Conversation, July 2017)
Up a wombat's freckle by Barry Humphries (The Times Literary Supplement, June 2017)
"I want the word 'gay' back": Bob Katter
Insults, offence and words that wound: Why language needs to be handled with care
Slanguage and "dinky di" Aussie talk in elections
Posh accents, discrimination and employment in Australia (and more articles by Howard Manns)
Australian English (Sam Rogers)
The story behind Australian English
Romance writer's bid to stop authors from using the word 'cocky' fails in court.