American comedian, 26, shares the ‘simple gesture’ he misses after three months living in Australia – and five of his favorite slang words used only under
- Casey Overby spent three months traveling across Australia in early 2020
- He returned to Alabama, USA, in March after the pandemic was declared
- Casey said she felt a lot was expecting her to miss beaches, wildlife and sunsets
- But he reveals that he reminisces most about being called a ‘legend’ for no reason
An American comedian who spent three months traveling across Australia has revealed the ‘humble attitude’ he most misses about Down Under life – and it may surprise you.
One of Casey’s 1.1 million ICT tock followers recently asked him what he misses the most about his time at Down Under since returning to the US.
And while she feels a lot expects her to compliment the beauty of Australian beaches, wildlife and sunsets, Casey says she reminisces about something completely different.
“What I miss the most about Australia being called a” legend “for doing nothing,” he told fans at a video uploaded on January 29th.
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American TikTok star Casey Overby (pictured) spent three months traveling across Australia in early 2020 before the pandemic was declared.
Casey said he was hailed as a ‘legend’ for common courtesies such as holding a door open for people behind and picking up a wallet after being dropped to the ground.
‘They’d pass by and say, “Oh, legend mate”, he said.
Casey says the consistent flow of compliments makes her feel ‘pumped up’.
Wahyu, who has been viewed 33,600 times since being posted online, has drawn an excited response from Australian viewers.
‘Australia is a community,’ one woman replied, while a second added: ‘We really like our compliment.’
‘Australians know how to raise their kings and queens,’ said a third.
But others were taken aback by Casey’s claims.
While she felt a lot was expecting her to compliment the beauty of Australian beaches, wildlife and sunsets, Casey (pictured) said she reminisced about something completely different.
Casey (pictured) says the consistent flow of compliments makes her feel ‘pumped up’
Casey’s top five Australian slang terms
1. ‘No drama’ – Australian slang for ‘don’t worry’ or ‘don’t worry about it’.
2. ‘Heaps’ – Australian slang term for many things.
3. ‘Yeah nah’ or ‘Nah yeah’ – in Australian slang, the second word is implied.
4. ‘Easy’ – the Australian way of saying something is very easy to do.
5. ‘Ferking hell’ – Australian way of expressing extreme surprise.
Many said they thought he would skip the chicken salt – a spice that originated in Adelaide, SA, in the 1970s before it became the nation’s ‘favorite spice’ – or Australian coffee, widely considered to be superior to American blends.
‘I thought you would say chicken salt,’ wrote one person.
Another said: ‘I am waiting for you to say our coffee.’
One man, confused by Casey’s revelation, asked: ‘Don’t people say [legend] at another place? ‘