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‘Go toss your cookies elsewhere’: ten phrases that cause confusion across the Anglosphere

‘No worries’: this Australian slang was popularised in the 1980s by the hugely popular comedy film, Crocodile Dundee. Allstar Picture Library Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo Simon Horobin, University of Oxford An annual list of “banished words” compiled by Lake Superior State University in Michigan has caused a stir by including the distinctively Australian phrase “no worries”. Dislike of this idiom appears …

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