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Sticks and stones may break their bones…

BLUDGER: noun, a person who lives off the efforts of others; a person who does not pay his fair share or who does not make a fair contribution to a cost, enterprise, etc., a cadger; an idler, one who makes little effort. (Australian National Dictionary Centre)

It seems adult children living at home in Australia are tired of getting labeled with the “bludger” stereotype. The author of this article talks to a few of them and their families to find out why.