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[Australianisms : ephemera material collected by the National Library of Australia]
Bib ID 6183029
Format BookBook
Description one folder of miscellaneous pieces. 
Series

Australian ephemera collection (General)

Summary

The ephemera collection contains documents of everyday life generally covering publications of fewer than five pages. These may include: advertising material, area guides, booklets, brochures, samples of merchandise postcards, posters, programs, stickers and tickets.

Partial contents
  • Includes two "Aussie Slang Button Badge Sets" which contain brightly coloured badges featuring common Australian slang terms including bogan, ratbag, galah, boofhead, drongo, mongrel, bonza and grouse. Packaging provides definitions of each term
  • a set of 5 "Know Your Aussie" cards and bookmarks produced to promote the second edition of the Australian National Dictionary: Australian words and their origins (providing definitions of terms covering domestic life, food and drink, insults, sports and words from Aboriginal languages).
 
Subjects Australianisms  |  Australian wit and humor  |  English language -- Australia -- Slang.  |  Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- Australia.  |  Printed ephemera -- Australia  |  Australian
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