World War I: Aussie lingo surprises Poms

By Ian Warden
Updated April 23 2018 - 8:30pm, first published September 7 2014 - 11:45pm

This week's latest edition of the indispensable Honest History E-newsletter (promising to be a source of truth and sanity during the coming jingo-jangling commemorations of the centenary of the Great War) contains this true blue story. It was published during the war, in France, in Honk, an Aussie soldiers' newspaper.

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