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An Aboriginal language of southeastern Australia, now extinct.
- ‘The name comes from the Wiradhuri Aborigines of southeast Australia and is pronounced ‘guguburra’ in their language.’
- ‘The word kookaburra is of imitative origin, deriving from the Wiradhuri (an Aboriginal language of southeast Australia) word for the bird, gugubarra.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.