Here are some interesting New Zealand and Australian catch phrases that are commonly used. There are some differences between the two countries, but, since both are British, these phrases appear to be common. We will see if we hear the same things when we visit England next June!
|Pretty, wonderful, beautiful, pleasant
|Good on you
|Good for you
|Charge your glasses
|No equivalent - be sure your glasses are full for toasting
|Is it credit? (A) or Is is straight credit? (NZ)
|Asked every time you present your credit card
|Hello or Good Day
|See ya later
|Oh my gosh!
|You bet! Correct!
|Mate (Primarily Australian)
|Tramping (NZ only)
|Forest or undergrowth