This is the first study of regional lexical variation in Australian English. It explores the existence, nature and history of regional lexical variation in Australian English.
Before it was undertaken, only a few examples of regional lexical items were known, and no systematic attempt had been made to discover whether there were patterns of regional distribution. The survey covers the whole country in order to find the location and extent of the usage regions.
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