The word wood can refer to a wide variety of materials, including wood, stone, paper, brick, clay, and brickboard.
And the word cardboard can also refer to any of these.
However, for children aged under 5, the two words can mean completely different things.
They’re all used interchangeably in Australian English.
What is the difference?
The word wood is the primary type of wood that Australians are familiar with.
Wood is a common building material used in many different styles, including traditional, modern, and industrial.
It is also the material used to build many buildings, including houses, cars, schools, shops, and much more.
It can also be used to make insulation or to form flooring.
Wooden toys and furniture can be made of wood, cardboard, and plastic, and even wooden boats.
In contrast, cardboard is a material commonly used for packaging and packaging material, such as food packaging and grocery bags.
In most countries, it is also used for many other types of packaging, including paper and cardboard.
It also can be used for food packaging.
What are the different kinds of wood?
Wood is typically used in traditional wooden furniture, such to make cabinets, tables, and so on.
The material is usually made of fibreglass, which is porous and can be shaped into a variety of shapes.
Wooden floors are also commonly used in wooden homes, especially for kitchens.
It’s also used to construct a number of other types and sizes of wooden structures.
The word cardboard is used in the UK to describe the wood used in cardboard packaging and paper packaging, such bags and bags for storing and shipping food, and paper bags for wrapping paper.
In many other countries, cardboard packaging is also commonly made from cardboard or plastic.
In Australia, it’s the other way around.
In British English, the word wood refers to all types of wood and includes wood for building, building materials, and furniture.
In Australian English, cardboard refers to cardboard, which can also include a wide range of other wood, including bamboo, pine, cedar, and others.
In this infographic, we’ll show you some of the common names used to refer to different types of wooden furniture.