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John O'L BS: Oz Prime Minister loses seat in election (143* d) RE: BS: Oz Prime Minister loses seat in election 02 Dec 07


Poms.
Well, when the convicts were transported here, they had Store High In Transit printed on their...No no no, wrong bullshit, sorry.

A story goes that the convicts had POHM on their shirts for Prisoner Of His/Her Majesty.
Another story goes that a train of rhyming slang goes along the lines of - immigrant, Jimmy Grant, pomegranate, pommygrant, pommy.

Suffice to say that for some reason lost to us now, Australians call all English "Poms" or "Pommies".


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