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Day: April 17, 2017

Why can’t European Australians speak another language other than English but the Asian and Aboriginal Australians can?

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My experience to Duke Skibbington’s is so utterly different, I’m all… “are you sure you’re Greek?” But of course, he’s 3rd generation, and I’m 1.5th generation. (2nd generation, but spent childhood in Greece.) It is of course to do with assimilation, which is to do with the timespan your family has been in Australia, and […]

In England, we have a curious habit of cheering when someone (especially staff) drops a load of glasses or plates. Is this the norm in other countries?

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In Australia, in pubs, we yell “Taxi!” The premise is that the glass or plate was dropped by someone drunk, who therefore will be needing a taxi, as they are in no state to drive themselves home. Answered 2017-04-17 [Originally posted on http://quora.com/In-England-we-have-a-curious-habit-of-cheering-when-someone-especially-staff-drops-a-load-of-glasses-or-plates-Is-this-the-norm-in-other-countries/answer/Nick-Nicholas-5]

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