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Dave 126 Silver badge

Re: Limeys?

>But it might have come from Cockney originally. We'll never know.

Don't be so defeatist:

Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

An authoritative guide to contemporary Australian English, produced by the Australian National Dictionary Centre at the Australian National University and Oxford University Press.

- http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195517965.001.0001/acref-9780195517965

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