Wednesday 28 February 2024

Aussie Slang Pt 8

 




Here we are at the time for more Aussie Slang.


Up one's self; To have a high opinion of yourself


To get up someone To rebuke someone as in the boss got up me for being late.


Vinnies: St Vincent De Paul, a local charity organization/shop


WACA: The Western Australia Cricket Association. Perth's cricket ground


Woop Woop: A made up name for an unimportant town, think he lives at woop woop

14 comments:

  1. Great, especially the Woop Woop. I am a new Follower. Greetings from Vienna

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    1. Welcome and I hope you liked the post enough to come back

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  2. I still use all of those expressions.. regularly! Except for "getting up someone" which might be a bit vulgar.

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    1. Oh yeah it can sound a bit vulgar I guess, never given it any thought.

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  3. Good ones. I’ve heard St Vincent DePaul referred to as Vinnies here. It’s a mouthful to say the other!

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    1. Agrreed it has always been just Vinnies for me as well

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  4. Those were all new to me. Other posts I have heard of some of the slang, but not this time!

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    1. Not sayings you need to know but I hope interesting all the same

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  6. Thanks for sharing. I always get lost with these.

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  7. St Vincent De Paul is somewhat worldwide, we have them too. Even here in the Woop Woops.

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