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Australian Slang - What's your favourite?

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8y, 1m agoPosted 8 years, 1 month ago
Ankle biter : small child

Bities : biting insects

Bitzer : mongrel dog (bits of this and bits of that)

Budgie smugglers : men's bathing costume, speedos

Bushman's hanky : Emitting nasal mucus by placing one index finger on the outside of the nose (thus blocking one nostril) and blowing.

Crack a fat : when a man becomes visibly excited

Figjam : "F*ck I'm good; just ask me". Nickname for people who have a high opinion of themselves.

Galah: a fellow much given to chatter

Grinning like a shot fox : very happy, smugly satisfied

Dont come the raw prawn with me: your comment is somewhat far fetched

Liquid laugh : vomit

Lunch, who opened their? : OK, who farted?

Maccas (pron. "mackers") : McDonald's (the hamburger place)

Spit the dummy : get very upset at something

Strides : trousers

Strine : Australian slang and pronunciation

Technicolor yawn : vomit

Turps, hit the : go on a drinking binge

Useful as an ashtray on a motorbike / t1ts on a bull : unhelpful or incompetent person or thing - "he, she or it is about as useful as t1ts on a bull" etc. etc.
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8y, 1m agoPosted 8 years, 1 month ago
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Didn't hear many of those when I was travelling over there for a year...

One I do remember was when my mam came to visit me, and told the owner of the hostel we were staying in that she'd "rooted around the market" - the look on his face! Rooting means something quite different in Oz, hehe!

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