Language barrier.... actually there is a small one, very small though.
I think that people who live in Adelaide have very slight aussie accents, sometimes I can't tell. But I'm told that our accents stick out like a sore thumb....
Sometimes things are called different names.
Zucchini - Courgettes
capsicum - salad peppers (red), I asked the lady at pizza hut what it was she looked at me and I knew she was saying to herself are you serious?
Doona/manchester - duvets
OG road - this one threw me, I was calling it og road as in one word, but why don't they put dots in between the letters? O.G. Road, then you will know not to sound the whole word only each letter.
I know there are lots more can't think of them right now.
Do any of you agree that Adelaide is geared to the US, the trucks, houses and roads? I said this to an aussie and she got quite defensive, said that Adelaide was more like a little Britain, I asked her if she had ever been to the UK, she said no!!! what gives.