From: "Lionel Boxer" <lboxer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 09:13:16
I shared a house in Melbourne with two girls from Perth, WA for five years.
Now I understand.
>to "which was". You might like to be careful about what kind of >myths the
>people will tell you about the country people.
I was told this by city people. ;-)
>koorie is a word for "person" in some of the tribes down near New >South
>Victoria (you hence have given away your own location when you lived >in
>Some Aborigines prefer that, but as someone from Western Australia, >that
>doesn't apply. If you're going to call people by the areas they come >from,
>Nyoongah is the word appropriate for the areas surrounding Perth, >and
OK - I have learned something today - thanks!
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