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  1. #1
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    Talking hey you aussies.. is this true ?

    Austrailian slang

    * We get up at 'sparrow fart', not at dawn.
    * We eat 'snags', not sausages.
    * We have 'bloody galahs', not idiots.
    * We have 'blowies', not flies.
    * We have a 'bog house', not an outside toilet.
    * We have 'carpet grubs', or 'ankle biters', not children.
    * We have 'choppers' , not teeth.
    * We have a 'dekko' or 'gander' at something, not a look.
    * Males have 'dim sims', not testicles.
    * We 'do our lolly', not lose our temper.
    * We go 'down to the boozer', not visit a hotel.
    * We go 'drown some worms', not go fishing.
    * We get the 'dry rots', not diarrhea.
    * Men have 'face fungus', not beards and moustaches.
    * We 'fart a crowbar' if we are annoyed.
    * 'Great galloping goanna's' is a phrase of amazement and has absolutely piddly squit to do with animals.
    * We 'hit the hay', not go to bed.
    * A 'humdinger' has nothing to do with bees - it means excellent.
    * A 'Joe Blake' is a snake.
    * We buy 'Chew and Spew', not take-out food.
    * We say someone has a few kangaroos loose in the top paddock, rather than say they are loopy.
    * We give someone a 'knuckle sandwich', not a punch in the mouth.
    * We get as 'mad as a cut snake', not angry.
    * A 'lollypop lady' supervises school road crossings.
    * We 'make a proper galah' of ourselves, not look foolish.
    * We speak the 'lingo', not the language.
    * Men wear 'nut crushers', not underwear.
    * We have 'pearlies', not teeth.
    * Something is a 'piece of piss' if it is easy.
    * We call greyhounds 'rats on stilts.'
    * We say 'rattle your dags' if we want you to hurry up.
    * We 'shoot a fairy', not fart.
    * We call our bathroom a 'thunder box'.
    * A 'tinny' is a can of beer.
    * We go 'troppo' if we are mad .
    * Hard work is referred to as 'hard yakka'.

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    Fastest Thing Alive s0nIc's Avatar
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    lol well... Hard Yakka.. is a brand of work trousers here.. we still use the term Dagg.. and yeah some still use the bogg house.. and use the term "chuck a bog" instead of goin to poo.. and yeah we still use lingo... just like we call filipinos "filo" and abboriginals "abo" (note never say Abo coz that is very offensive, i lost marks for using Abo in my essay.. and i only used it coz writting the whole word "aboriginal" is damn long.. just like i use the term "govt" instead of "Government").. ermm what else.. we have so much NEW lingos and ditched the old ones..
    mosquitoes.. mossies..
    chick.. shiella.. (only old people use this term..)
    You rippa .. you rock.. (i think)
    ****in oath.. hell yeah..
    so much more.. i think RiOtEr and Matty_Cross can add some..

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    Senior Member Info_Au's Avatar
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    Some of these are old and mostly used by Country/Bush people.
    Dry as a dead dingo's donger
    **Very dry

    Off like a bride's nightie.
    **Very quickly.

    About as useful as **** on a bull.

    Got you by the short and curlies.
    **Got you on a short leash.... pubic hairs

    Give birth to a politician.
    **To have a ****.

    I'm not pissing in your pocket mate!
    **I'm giving to you straight

    She had more *****s than a second hand dartboard.
    **not discriminating about sexual partners

    Up at a sparrows fart.
    **got up very early in the morning

    Built like a brick shithouse
    **Huge body

    He's got a few roos loose in the top paddock.
    **Doesn't have it together in the head

    Couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery.
    **can't organise anything

    Ya bloody wombat.
    **Insult striaght out

    Bangs like a dunny door in a storm.
    **Has sex a lot.

    A little more choke and he would have started!
    **Said of someone who farts loudly in a crowded room

    I'll go and have a Captain Cook.
    **go for a look

    Pass the dead horse.
    **Tomato Sauce

    Better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stick.
    **Be thankful for what you've got.

    What do you think it is, Bushweek?
    **I'm not a dumb cocky from the bush you can't put it over me

    **Another beer? Na, better hit the "frog 'n toad".
    Hit the Road.

    Ya bloody galah!
    **You slow witted one

    You got the rough end of the pineapple
    **You got screwed badly

    I'm 'aving a dogs eye and dead 'orse.
    **Meat pie and sauce

    Syphon the python
    ** To Urinate

    Face like a mallee root.

    A few tinnies short of a slab.
    **slow in thinking

    What's your crust, mate?
    **What do you do for a living?

    Go home to the ball and chain.
    **Go home to wife

    Be buggered if I know.
    **I don't have a clue'

    You've got a head like a half-eaten pastie.
    ** very ugly

    Don't come the raw prawn with me mate!
    **don't delude, trick

    Pig's arse!!
    **Absolutely, undeniably, inarguably NO WAY!!!!

    Did you see her map of Tasmania?
    **female pubic area.

    I smell bacon.
    **Said when you see the cops!!!

    He's True Blue.
    ** A Real Aussie

    As common as a cat/dog in Springvale.
    **rare. (Alluding to Vietnamese eating dogs/cats)

    Is the Pope a Catholic?
    **Of course.

    Why don't you pull a brown-eye and show us your stretch marks?
    ***a way of putting down a heckler

    Tough/Fit as a Mallee Bull.
    **Damn near invincible.

    More front than Myers.
    **pushy person

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    I know it's lame but you guys in the US still have President Bush .

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    Originally posted here by Info_Au
    Give birth to a politician.
    **To have a ****.
    lol, that has to be one of the funniest things i've read in a while!.

    Pass the dead horse.
    **Tomato Sauce

    Did you see her map of Tasmania?
    **female pubic area.
    wierd ones, you aussies, arent you?

    Why don't you pull a brown-eye and show us your stretch marks?
    ***a way of putting down a heckler
    erm...does that mean what i think that means??? if so eeeeeewwwwwwww

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    Impressive list Info_Au and sumdumguy,

    this nearly killed me.
    A little more choke and he would have started!
    **Said of someone who farts loudly in a crowded room
    go'in to the beach to look for clams and white pointers = having a purve at the nudist beach.
    more ass than class = lucky bastard
    you've got buckley's chance = you have no hope
    a girl called Mangrove = she has an indiscriminate rooting system
    me boy Blue = My red head son
    to have a Blue = a fight
    to get a bluey = to get a summons or a nasty legal letter.
    its a bute ute = a pick up

    enough from me

    native australian lingo is almost as cryptic..

    G'day = I want some money
    hey u my mate, hey = I want all ya money
    **** mate nice car = give me your car and any money you have
    dis is me missus = have the bitch and give me all your money
    me farder was born over there mate = This is my land get off and give me all your money
    been cold hey mate = better give me ya house as well as all ya money
    my son has finished year 3 at school = your screwed, he's a bloody black QC.
    hey u got a flagon = I want booze and all ya money

    hmmm a bit racist.. sry.. my dad was 32nd caste native and he married a white.. damd I missed out on a Landcruiser and a free laptop every 6months.
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