Translations

 

The "official" Julie to Rodney translation table:

AmericanAussie
cookiesbiscuits
biscuitsscones
sconesturnovers
closetwardrobe
corn starchcornflour
cornflourpolenta
'erbsherbs
trunkboot
hoodbonnet
trash canrubbish bin
layawaylayby
sweatstrack pants (tracky dacks)
sweaterjumper
jumperdress (like a pinafore)
sodafizzy drink
jellojelly
candylollies
spaghettispaghetti bolognaise
beetsbeetroot
pepperscapsicums
grilled sandwichtoasted sandwich
granolamuesli
light bulbslight globes
hamburgermince meat
mincemeatfruit mince
tunafishtuna (choona)
ketchuptomato sauce
cooleresky (Kiwi - chully bun)
swimming suitcossie
cigarettefag, smoke, weed, dhurry
powdered sugaricing sugar
whiningwhingeing (winjing)
rappellingabseiling
grocery cartshopping trolley
bi-weeklyfortnightly
apartmentflat (rented) or unit (owned) (usually)
buttbum, arse (especially if it's cute)
squashpumpkin
pumpkinQueensland Blue
motor homecaravan or motor home (depends on size)
pharmacychemist
frieschips (Kiwi - chups)
matepartner
friend, buddymate
sofalounge
eraserrubber
yieldgive way
vacationholiday
elevatorlift
cell phonemobile phone
diapernappy
gaspetrol
LPGgas or LPG
zip codepostcode
mailmanpostman
shrimpprawn or shrimp (depends on size)
strip of baconrasher of bacon
moving companyremovalist
liquor, boozegrog, booze
golden raisinsultana
401ksuperannuation
takeouttakeaway
check marktick
molassestreacle
toilet, bathroombog, dunny, crapper
egg saladegg & lettuce
"Velveeta"cheese
sliversplinter
caravanconvoy
motor homecaravan

 

The "official" Rodney to Julie translation table:

AussieAmerican
DunnyDuncan, if you don't mind
nick, as in "nick off" or "nick down to the shops"go, proceed
pisseddrunk
pissed offpissed
egg saladegg, lettuce, tomato, carrot, cucumber, capsicum, beetroot
bub, bubbiebaby
airconair conditioning
chookchicken
pramstroller
tingle, jangle, ring, as in "I'll give you a tingle tomorrow"call (on the phone)
therefore: ring on the mobilecall on the cell
caravantrailer
convoycaravan
lemonadeSprite or 7-Up
lemon squashlemonade
the hash keythe pound sign
pegspins, clothes pins
star jumpsjumping jacks
knackeredexhausted
mozziemosquito
serviettenapkin
Macca'sMickey D's
aluminiumaluminum - yep, they really do spell it differently.

 

The "interesting" each-way translation table:

The word:for Rodneyfor Julie
pisseddrunkangry
egg saladegg, lettuce, tomato, carrot, cucumber, capsicum, beetrootegg & lettuce
chilli peppershot chillis, chilli pepperswhole range of types, flavours, heat settings, etc.
cheesewhole range of cheddar, brie, camembert, blue vein, etc. from all over the worldfunny plastic orange stuff that is included in a Big Mac