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American podcasters apologise after 'pissing off all of Australia' over slang word

The Americans were clearly not across Aussie abbreviations.

Two popular American podcasters have moved to apologise to "all of Australia" after one of them mocked a common abbreviation Aussies use.

Jennifer Welch, one half of the I've Had It podcast, told co-host Angie Sullivan she'd managed to "piss off an entire country" after whinging about the use of the word brekkie during a previous segment.

"I'd had it with the word brekkie. Well in Australia that is what they call breakfast exclusively," she told Sullivan, her co-star in TV series Sweet Home Oklahoma.

Jennifer Welch shocked co-host Angie Sullivan with the news she'd pissed off Australia. Source: TikTok/ I've Had It Podcast
Jennifer Welch shocked co-host Angie Sullivan with the news she'd pissed off Australia. Source: TikTok/ I've Had It Podcast

The comedy podcast sees the pair embark on regular rants as they complain about their daily grumbles.

But Welch moved to clarify her brekkie complaint was not about Australians.

"I want the country of Australia to know that I'm specifically talking about Americans, influencers on Instagram that can not find Australia on a map with both hands and a flashlight. These are the people I've had it with, I've not had it with Australia or Australians.

"And now we have to go on the Aussie redemption tour."

A video of the segment in question was shared to their social accounts days earlier where she asked people to "quit making up cute words", prompting backlash from unimpressed Aussies.

"Australia is shook right now," one person said. "I think you need a deep dive into Australian slang," another said.

Aussies welcome 'clarity' on brekkie stance

Welch's response to the anger was thankfully well received. "Thanks for the clarity, us Aussies were triggered," one woman responded. Other Aussies suggested she may have a point as Australians can't help but abbreviate as many words as possible.

Last year the US embassy in Australia raised eyebrows after sharing a list of questionable slang words Australians use, including Sleeve Irwin for sweatshirt.

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