I've often wondered the same thing, Pol. Sometimes I am genuinely surprised at the things that bother our Yankee drumming brothers and sisters.Aussies don't tend to sweat this stuff. If everyone understands each other, mission accomplished. I'm curious - why does the use of these terms bother people?
They say we're a laid back mob....perhaps we should care more?? Nah...hang that. Fly your pies over your hats and next to the kick and rack tom and be done with it. Leaves more time to stand at the bar!!