Tag Archives: australian

Frogger – Canadian Style

Do you remember the old video game frogger? You know – the one where you have to maneuver the frog across the road without it getting squashed. In Canada they play a different version. Instead of a frog they have … Continue reading

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G’day Canucks – Quiz #3

So, you think you know about platypuses and skunks – let’s see! As usual, there is one rule – don’t google the answers. Click on the link below to access the quiz. If you want to access the survey from … Continue reading

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Vegemite – glorious black sludge

Something is missing from the G’day Canucks website. Something so essential that I’m surprised the comments section hasn’t gone into meltdown and crashed the WordPress servers. I’m talking about Vegemite – that glorious black sludge of a spread that Aussies … Continue reading

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Words worth stealing

There are some Canadian words that I plan to wrap up in tissue paper and place in my pocket for the long trip back to Australia. I’ll sneak them past customs and release them into the Aussie wilderness. They will … Continue reading

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Try your luck in the world’s second ever G’day Canucks quiz

G’day all, By popular demand I’ve put together another G’day Canucks quiz. The rules are simple – please don’t Google the answers, just use what’s in between your two ears!! Click on the button/link below to access the quiz. Anyone … Continue reading

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Try your luck in the first Aussie and Canuck quiz

So, you think you know a few things about Australia and Canada. Put your knowledge to the test with a short quiz I’ve created just for G’day Canucks. It will only take 2 minutes!! Click on the Aussie/Canuck Quiz #1 … Continue reading

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Let’s talk loonies and toonies…

“Can I have a loonie or a toonie? What about a few quarters? I just want to buy some gum!” pleaded my kids. They’ve got the Canadian money lingo down pat. They know their pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, loonies and … Continue reading

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Morning tea?

I casually asked a friend to come over for morning tea as we had a few things we needed to chat about. She looked at me and smiled, “Do I have to wear a hat and a frock? And will the … Continue reading

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How to speak Aussie

My son has a friend who has been trying to perfect an Aussie accent for the last year. Every time he comes to our place he fires off his latest attempt at saying g’day. I must admit, a few times … Continue reading

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