McNab Dodger: Guess what?
Harris, Settlers and Convicts: The term derives from the notion that a topic is so interesting that it could halt proceedings at a barbecue - and anything that could interrupt an Aussie barbecue would have to be very significant indeed! One cannot be an adult and also take part in adulting. All senses are recorded from the 1890s.
The large woody cone of several Banksia species, originally as a character in children's stories. Poor diets were common in remote areas, with little access to fresh vegetables or fruit, and as a result diseases caused by dietary deficiencies, such Barcoo rot —a form of scurvy characterised by chronic sores—were common.
Very commonly in Australian English galah is used to refer to a fool or idiot. To vomit. There are two senses of the word bodgie in Australian English, both probably deriving from an earlier now obsolete word bodger. Billycart is a shortened form of the Australian term billy-goat cart which dates back to the 1860s.
Catharine Eyres.. Dob is first recorded in the 1950s. It makes no sense why a grown-up adult would want to have a group of close friends who share the same aesthetics as the social cliques in high school.
Four certs I had, and the bludgers were so far back the ambulance nearly had to bring 'em home'. The phrase has now lost all connection with its rhyming slang origin. Old dad was in his glory there - it gave the old man joy To fight a passage thro' the crowd and barrack for his boy.
As boys, Fred and I delivered books round Sydney in a billycart. Bad, unpleasant or unsatisfactory: Their continued existence.
Maybe when Mr Keating has finished educating the judiciary, he might have a go at the politicians and bureaucrats, starting with arithmetic. The word is ultimately a shortening of bludgeoner. Berley is ground-bait scattered by an angler in the water to attract fish to a line or lure.
For more amazing advice for living smarter, looking better, feeling younger, and playing harder, follow us on Facebook now! The term derives from the fact that the play in this game is characterised by frequent exchanges of long and high kicks. Some early settlers used the galah as food. Cross, George and Widda-Woman 1981.
Bingle is perhaps from Cornish dialect bing 'a thump or blow'.