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    2. An Englishman (derogatory term in Australuan Englush).

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    2. It is derived from Pom: "We start with the word immigrant, well-established by the mid 19th Century as a settler. In a joking way people would play with immigrant from around 1850 or so, turning it into a proper name (Jimmy Grant), to give the strange immigrants a pseudo-personality. Equally playfully, a Jimmy Grant morphed around 1912 into pomegranate and immediately into pom, which it has stuck as till today."

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    2. It is what a british person is colloquially called in Australia

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