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Avago You Mug
(Have a go, you mug) Shout of encouragement to a sportsman not performing to his best
Barbecue, as in "I'll throw some shrimp and chook on the barbie."
Party. Also "fancy turns".
Pronounced "bonsa" - grouse, great, excellent.
Lazy person, layabout.
(also known as Blue) Slang for any bloke with red hair, and also known to describe the Australian Cattle Dog.
Hood of a car.
A large male kangaroo, as Rolf Harris sings, "Six white boomers, snow white boomers on Santa's Australian run...".
Trunk of a car.
Box of blowflies
Ugly, as in "that's as ugly as a box of blowflies!" And that's pretty ugly!
No chance at all.
To put or place. E.g bung another snag on the barbie
A mythical bush spirit, Australia's bigfoot. Probably just a hairy surfie!
Green or red bell peppers.
Beef stuffed with oysters.
Chew the Fat
To talk, engage in pleasant conversation, to have a chinwag.
Chicken. Often served barbecued at fancy turns. If your hostess is befuddled and/or overcome by trying to do too many things at once, one might say she was "running around like a chook with its head c
Someone from New South Wales
Sick, or badly made.
A South Australian.
A funny person, nerd, goof, loser.
The real thing.
Car or boat engine.
To steal a surfer's wave. This is a serious crime in Surfer's Paradise.
Portable icebox or cooler - it's always a good idea to have one in the boot stocked with some cold ones just in case the party's bar runs dry.
Kosher, the real thing - as in "Fair Dinkum Aussie" (true blue Aussie original). Often used by itself as a rhetorical question to express astonishment verging on disbelief ... "Fair Dinkum, mate?" (yo
A good chance