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PO Prune on the phone

Two articles on the vocabulary and slang of people in the Royal Australian Air Force can be downloaded here:

* If you ain’t a Pilot (1.7 MB)

* RAAF Speak Revisited (1.9 MB)

They are from Australian Folklore, the annual, refereed journal of the Australian Folklore Association. It publishes scholarly articles, reviews, correspondence, and news and reports on various fieldwork projects. Each issue is 200 to 300 pages. Back issues are available.