Wednesday 27 September 2023

Aussie Slang

 


Well here we are at another Wednesday and that means it is time for 5 Aussie slang terms and here they are


Dole Bludger: Somebody on “Centrelink” a government payment who really doesn't need to be.


Jackaroo: A male trainee station manger or station hand


Jillaroo: A female trainee station manager or station hand


Station: A big farm or grazing property


Longneck: A 750ml bottle of beer


Lippy: Lipstick

9 comments:

  1. Until you put about the "station" being a farm and not a train, I was going to say my son is a former jackeroo- I would have had such fun with that!

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    1. I had to add station as I suspected some may think of a train station

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  2. Although bludger sounds neutral and is used by everyone, it now seems to have acquired a nasty feel. Not racist, but certainly suggesting men who don't work are lazy and useless citizens.

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    1. That it does which isn't right as many on benefits are trying to find work

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  3. Let's head out and look over the lippy colors and get us a new one!

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    1. My mum always wore red lippy, I also wear red a lot but usually wear a colour to match my outfit

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  4. I think I might have been able to guess the last two. I am always amazed when I read these.

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