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Test your spelling with a new issue by Australian Post. Five Dinkum Aussie Alphabet stamps revealed!

Test your spelling with a new issue by Australian Post. Five Dinkum Aussie Alphabet stamps revealed!
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Have you ever seen a winsome wombat watering a waratah in Western Australia? Or Vince the vague Victorian vanquishing violins with his Victa while devouring his vegemite victuals? How about a quizzical quokka queuing for a Quokkair flight to Queensland, or nautical numbat navigating naughty nippers in New South Wales?

StampNews.com encourages our readers to test their spelling with this first instalment of the fair dinkum Aussie alphabet depicted on a new five stamps by Australian Post!

This stamp issue is part one of a series featuring an old-fashioned Aussie alphabet of humorous scenes devised by artist Gavin Ryan. It begins with the letters representing five of Australian states.

N is for … New South Wales, nipper, numbat…

Q is for … Queensland, Quokka, queue, quoll…

S is for … South Australia, shark, sandcastle, surf, starfish, sausage…

V is for … Victoria, Victa, vegemite, vegetables, violin…

W is for … Western Australia, wombat, wattle, waratah, water hose…

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