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by Mi Amigo » Fri, 27 Jul 2012 12:16 pm
Good point, although Brewerkz have a passable IPA of the drinkable kind, which I might well imbibe at some point over the coming weekend.
Since I've managed to completely derail this topic anyway, I'll share my favourite Aussie 'different meanings' story. Back in the UK many moons ago, an Australian colleague invited my wife and I to a BBQ at his place. Stressing that it would be a very casual affair, he said something like "you can just come in thongs." From the expression on my face, he realised that I thought he was inviting me to some kind of wife-swapping event, so he quickly explained that he was actually referring to what we Brits would call 'flip flops'.
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Be careful what you wish for