Australians speak weird. They even think each other speaks weird

The local lingo can change from state to state, suburb to suburb and it can turn into a full-on brawl if you accidentally drop the wrong term in the wrong location.

Take the term, “potato scallop” — favoured by those in New South Wales and Queensland — to describe the crispy battered potato snack you get at a fish and chips shop. There is an ongoing war with those in Victoria, who innocently tried to call the battery goodness a “potato cake.”

This is a scallop. Not a potato

— Edds (@EdNgaluafe) November 19, 2015 Read more…

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Australians are in an ongoing battle about how to say certain words