Thursday, April 30, 2009

Wagga Wagga

Australian Wiradjuri Aboriginal tribal language name for 'the place of many crows'. This specific place is approximately 300 miles inland from the east coast of Australia, approximately 100 miles further west than the nation's capital city of Canberra .

Wagga Wagga is a place of many interesting things, including a university that accommodates international study abroad students. This town is located almost exactly halfway between Melbourne and Sydney -- as the crow flies, so to speak.

Read more: Wagga Wagga - The Name

Curious English language collective nouns for groups of animals: murder of crows , float of crocodiles , scold of jays , troop of kangaroos , mob of wallabees