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  • Hi we're Joel & Lia and this is ten questions that British people have for

  • Australians we've done a couple more videos of this this is a brand new

  • series of questions we have for insert nationality here this is the Australian

  • version and let's kick it off with the first question why do you call

  • flip-flops thongs yeah and if you call flip-flops thongs what do you call thongs?

  • yeah because a thong is just like a pair of pants yeah with like a small something just

  • a thong yeah Lia wears them every day I wear them every day, can't stand VPL, Visible

  • Panty Line I prefer the word thong to like panties that makes me feel a bit sick well maybe they just

  • call it g-string cuz isn't that the technical term? But I think that sounds more rude

  • than a thong yeah a g-strings like when it's literally a string!

  • which I do not own! I remember when I first discovered thongs! As a child well I feel like it's-

  • it's like I thought that was when they were invented but they probably

  • weren't it's probably just when I discovered them I just remember thinking

  • like *gasp* oh my gosh, like your bum exposed by a little bit of fabric! That's so funny but anyway flip flops the

  • idea of wearing thongs on your feet just makes me think I've

  • got my knickers in a twist round my toes! yeah moving on! the next question is why

  • do all famous people from Australia leave as soon as they get famous? yeah

  • that's so true as soon as they see a little bit of success they are out of there! Why does no one stay?

  • it's almost as if every management they've ever had like actors presenters singers they must just go

  • right you've made it here yeah get yourself to America get yourself to England it's

  • weird isn't it Kylie Minogue Margot Robbie like everyone in Neighbours

  • literally they go straight from Neighbours straight to the USA and get

  • straight to a soap opera or like in pilot season it's weird it's pretty

  • hilarious no one stays Rolf Harris he's now in prison in the UK no one stays in

  • Australia is it really that bad? so the next question is why is Australia like

  • the main place for all the deadly insect and animals and it's so bad isn't it?! like

  • deadly alligator deadly this the worst spiders you could ever find in the world. Like it'd be scary to live there!

  • literally in the same way that we wouldn't move to America because of

  • guns we probably wouldn't move to Australia coz of the animals and insects! i love animals but like I just can't

  • live in fear yeah do you encounter them on a daily basis what's it like why

  • don't you just kill all of the spiders like I thought you were gonna say something way worse! I thought you were gunna say why don't you just

  • kill all the animals! I'd never say that! I love animals! No I'm all for animals, I'm just not for insects and I'm just like

  • keep the spiders that aren't venomous but just kill all of the venomous

  • spiders and then you wouldn't have a problem I don't feel sorry for you

  • Australia! do they have really bad mosquitoes as well? Probably! They have bad everything.... sharks! We live in like the

  • safest country in the world we don't have guns like America we don't

  • have earthquakes we don't have extreme weather

  • we don't have deadly animals, yeah extreme weather! We literally have nothing we

  • don't have tsunamis earthquakes hurricanes but we think we've got it tough we think we've

  • got it so tough! We're like urgh I've got to walk with my umbrella in the rain but literally why

  • is our country so safe compared to everywhere else? okay the next question is a little bit

  • controversial and it's probably gonna get a few people riled up but I don't

  • care why are some of you still so sexist no joke so I have a friend well it's my

  • boyfriend's sister and she lives in Manly and she's a doctor and she says

  • that on a daily basis she encounters people that are like no can I see the

  • doctor and she's like I am the doctor and it just drives me mental that people

  • still can't see/understand that a woman is a doctor that a woman can be a doctor

  • and that she's not just a nurse. It's weird isn't it! Drives me mental! why are they so behind? well I don't

  • really know that that's true but I have heard that in Australia there's still quite

  • a bit of sexism racism things like that yeah they'd

  • probably just be like why you're not just a housewife yeah like I want a

  • career because I'm an independent businesswoman yeah like

  • why are women and men like not equal yet not saying we're the same just

  • why we not seen evenly there that's a question for ya!

  • so the next question is have you ever caught chlamydia from a koala yeah

  • that's so weird yeah we've read somewhere that koalas

  • carry chlamydia yeah what an awful way to find out yeah well it's in their urine

  • apparently so you know people tourists like hug koalas if they wee on

  • you, game over you've got chlamydia oh my god

  • so how many of you have had chlamydia from a koala? let us know in the

  • comments the next one is - urgh there's tourists watching us film.

  • oh my god this is so embarrassing! there's tourists that are watching us film from

  • outside the window this is so embarrassing oh my god oh no they're looking at the plants

  • okay the next question is why do you guys abbreviate everything don't get me

  • wrong this is literally my favourite part about Australia. I was about to be like yeah if you

  • catch chlamydia from a koala that'd be devo but then I was like i can't say that because we're about to diss them for doing that! I do it a lot as well!

  • but I've definitely taken it from you guys oh definitely what's the track suit one?

  • that's my favourite! trackie-dacks!

  • trackie-dacks, servo for service station, arvo, bottlo,

  • all these things just ending O they tend to lappy for laptop

  • I absolutely love it it's just it makes so much sense like you just need to get

  • your sentence out just say the words yeah my boyfriend sometimes say's hundy

  • for 100% it makes me feel sick! I've never heard that! He's not Australian but every time he says I'm

  • like vomiting in my mouth. So funny. He's like hundy! It's so weird because it's not an obvious one. You wouldn't hear

  • hundy and be like hundy, 100, 100%! yeah like that's so obvi.... obvious!

  • isn't a hundy that's kind of how Americans say

  • Hyundai! because they go that song is like "Win a superbowl and drive off in a Hyundai"

  • So he's talking about Hyundai well done Australians I want to use more of that! the next question

  • leading on from that is do you get annoyed that we always do your accent

  • Coz we always do it! it's such a difficult accent not to slip into when you're talking to Australians

  • just because it's so similar to ours so then you just end up like copying them

  • and then you think oh no maybe I'm offending them but I'm literally just

  • doing it cuz I love it but like I absorb it like while listening to it I just

  • like it's in my bones! I know I love it so much

  • and our friend Christie from Backpacking Bananas she's in Australia well she's in Sri Lanka at

  • the moment yeah she's a traveller and every time she comes back

  • from Australia she's got like such a strong Australian accent funny yeah a

  • little bit Kiwi twang on it. Kinda leads onto the next one, which is do you

  • guys feel amazing that Kiwi people from New Zealand like take their first step

  • up to Australia when it comes to success and career and then feel devastated that

  • they then leave Australia for the rest of the world, they treat Australia as a stepping stone it is a stepping

  • stone especially for like Kiwis yeah yeah how do you feel about that? That sounds so

  • mean how'd you feel about that yeah let us know! so I went to see a

  • comedian who's from Auckland in New Zealand and then her first like jump was

  • to Australia and then from Australia London and worldwide and I thought

  • it was hilarious and similarly Kelly who lives here, thanks for letting us film in

  • your house Kelly she's from New Zealand and her first jump when she was like 18

  • was Australia and then from Australia to London and I just think it's really funny, it's weird though coz Australia should be able to like have it's own success

  • because it's such a big country and there's obviously so many talented

  • people from Australia yeah it's just like why can't they keep a hold of their own talent!

  • Next question is do your toilets flush the opposite way to ours coz you're the

  • other side of the world ours like goes around like

  • this I think so does yours go around like that I don't really

  • understand that. Or the water in the sink yeah apparently it goes around a

  • different way because it's the opposite side of the world

  • but is it true? Let us know! I always think of dumb

  • things like when I would be on the beach I thought I'd dig to Australia yeah

  • that's because you're thick but I was like five at the time still thick and the final

  • question is does it bother you that you've never had a cold Christmas in

  • Australia I mean what's it like having a boiling hot Christmas Day yeah and do

  • you envy like seeing things on Instagram that's like snowy winter cold Christmas

  • like what Christmas is all about for so many people yeah are you annoyed that

  • society puts these values like Christmas is snowy and it's cold and you're like

  • it's not for us! it must be so annoying and it's summer for you but winter for us so weird

  • someone sends you a Christmas card and it's just like a big snowy landscape and

  • you're like ah one day, slash never! does it feel fictional? coz it ain't! So mean! It's reality!

  • but those are the questions I don't know how many we did probably 10! Those are our questions so

  • let us know the responses in the comments we love learning about each country we've

  • done this for Canadians and Americans so far oh and they LOVED educating us. They love it so much! But it is actually helpful! I read like

  • some of them can't read all of them (reads all of them) No but seriously it's been actually helpful for

  • us to learn about other cultures from your comments so do let us know what

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  • next time see you soon bye! I hope they prove themself

  • I hope they prove themself literally like pull out your wallet buy us a

  • Prosecco literally we're gonna we're gonna send

  • you a picture yeah nothing rude nothing well maybe if we've had too much prosecco!

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