A dictionary for the ‘airfridge Strayan’

A dictionary for the 'airfridge Strayan'

 A DICTIONARY IS BORN IN ‘STRAYA’ In 1812 the convict James Hardy Vaux  (pictured )  produced  what is credited as  being  the first Australian dictionary: A New and Comprehensive Vocabulary of the Flash Language.  It  was essentially a  compilation of slang used by the ‘flash’ criminal element

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