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"Now that's an accent." (Still courtesy Rimfire Films)

“Now that’s an accent.”
(Still courtesy Rimfire Films)

Huh:

The Australian accent is the product of colonial settlers getting drunk, according to one of the country’s speech experts.

Dean Frenkel, a tutor and lecturer at Victoria Unviersity in Melbourne said that while it also had origins in Aboriginal, English, Irish and German, the Australian accent is partly a result of their ancestor’s love of alcohol.

There’s no way that could be roight, mate.