Charlie Chaplin was 25 when the Great War broke out in Europe and was already known for his movies. An emigrant from London, Chaplin's most famous role was The Tramp, a character that experienced the humiliations and difficulties and who featured in films, The Tramp, The Bank, The Immigrant.
Do you have a copy of the English Brides' Guide To Australia? If it was published as announced in the newspaper report below, it was intended to help English brides and fiancees understand what Australians were talking about... and the differences between the two cultures. As the daughter of an English warbride I was aware that there were different words... for example my mother always referred to the bootmaker as a cobbler, to a singlet as a vest and she said words like dance, bath and castle very differently to my friends' mothers.
So when there was a question on the warbrides forum about words brides who came to Australia would have found odd or different I put together my own list. Here it is - please add more words, comments, or corrections below if you have experienced anything different.