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The meaning of "pommy bashing"

" Pommy bashing "
Meaning:
Australian slang term for physical or verbal attacks on the English.
Example:
As Londoners, we never felt comfortable on our trip to Sydney. Every day we were subject to pommie bashing.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, late 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mostly Britain and Australia.
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