Chiclee (chicleeblair) wrote in linguaphiles,
Chiclee
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Australian Slang

I've got an American Main Character in a novel I'm working on playing Scrabble with her male friend. I need two words that both roughly mean 'idiot' that can be defined by each other, but she would not be familiar with.

Both are seventeen, around 2002.

Any other fun Australian words he could throw in would be helpful as well!
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