Kiwi slang. "Chur bro, it was so crazy! My mate was up the creek without a paddle; all I could do was watch. I was splitting my sides! He's such a dufus!" This makes perfect sense to most of us who have been born and raised on such iconic kiwi language. But spare a thought for those new to our country, or those trying to learn English surrounded by people who throw slang into every sentence. Check out this article that appeared in The New Zealand Herald recently.