Life Magazine: Australian English: A Mix of British English and American English

Aug 11, 2017, 06:40 PM

What is the most popular item sold at McDonald's? Some call it chips, others call it crisps or French fries. Xiao Chun has explained how Aussie English is influenced by American or British English.  (在澳洲,有人管薯条叫chips,有人却管chips叫薯片,但也有人反对说,crisps才是薯片,薯条明明是fries……身处澳洲社会,我们的日常用语其实融合了来自多元文化的语言习惯。听特约记者小纯为我们讲解其中的门道。  )