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Map of Australian English variations published

Potato scallops, cakes or fritters?
Potato scallops, cakes or fritters? Image by jeffreyw / CC BY 2.0

After a hot debate on Twitter last week in Australia over whether batterered, deep fried potatoes are potato scallops, cakes or fritters (it depends on where you live), the Guardian has published a map of regional variations in Australian English from a 1992 linguistics PhD by Pauline Bryant. Read more: guardian.com