Originally Posted by jaxx6166
Why do they call it Oz anyway?
'Cause that's how we pronounce the first syllable of the name of the place, jaxx. North Americans tend to pronounce it as "oss" (and call us "ossies"), and Brits as either "oss" or "orss", but for us the sound is closer to "oz".
Anyway. I'm another one shut out of concerns like Scribd because of geographic restrictions. (G'day Neil! Sorry if this sounds a wee bit self-interested, but I look forward to seeing your Aussie branch up and running!