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Australian English

Australian English  

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Is a term used to describe the form of English spoken and written in Australia. Like other national varieties of English, it shares much of its vocabulary and pronunciation with ...
Ethel Turner

Ethel Turner  

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(1870–1958)was born in Yorkshire, the second child of G. W. Burwell, who died within two years of her birth. Her mother's second marriage was to Henry Turner, whose name ...
Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly  

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(1855–80)Australian outlaw. He was the leader of a band of horse and cattle thieves and bank raiders operating in Victoria. A bushranger from 1878, Kelly was eventually hanged in Melbourne.
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Revd Patrick Brontë and his family took a keen interest in the news of the day. The 19th century saw a great increase in the number of newspapers published, and ...

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