In the age of the internet, there is a strange new breed of person who talks like you.
It started with people on the internet who talked in English, who had English-language skills, but who were also a little different.
That new breed is the person who says they are from the UK, but say they are Australian, because the language is the same as theirs.
And that is the new breed, because now they can say it like they say it.
What is it?
The phenomenon is called “faux-Australianism”, and it’s becoming more common, particularly among the younger generation.
As we talk more and more about the role of technology in society, we are learning that many Australians have been unwittingly taught to think like those who speak in English.
In this week’s episode of ABC Radio National, we examine the phenomenon.
You can watch the full podcast here.
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