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Hello,

I'm working on a story that I'm going to sub to an Australian market. Could someone tell me if the following expressions are used in Australia?

-"catty," as in snarky or mean
-"It's a rough job, but somebody's got to do it."

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Sara

#1 - May 03, 2013, 03:32 PM
"No furniture is so charming as books."
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I'm familiar with both. (I'm in Melbourne.)
#2 - May 03, 2013, 06:42 PM
I've Got Eyes! - Amicus Ink

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Thanks much! :)
#3 - May 03, 2013, 08:55 PM
"No furniture is so charming as books."
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No worries, mate! ;  -  )
#4 - May 03, 2013, 10:14 PM
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Yep, no probs here!
#5 - May 12, 2013, 07:07 AM
http://sarahepsteinbooks.com/
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