Fire Frog's

 Australian Speak.

Ozzy Lingo

Meaning

Agro.

Aggressiveness.

A blue.

A fight.

Chicken Shit.

You are a coward/lying.

Wanker. "You bloody wanker" etc....

One with the intelligence of a man mid-wank.

Go Wank Yourself.

Go masturbate yourself.

Yobbo.

An agro wanker.

Wank Off.

Go masturbate for a while.

Tosser.

Wanker.

The Good Oil.

The truth.

Headjob.

Blowjob.

Spit the Dummy.

Become annoyed.

Tanty.

Tantrum.

Rafferty's Rules

Rules you makeup yourself.

Same Diff.

No difference.

Taking the Piss.

Making fun of.

Meathead.

Unintelligent person.

Piss weak excuse.

Not a strong excuse.

Put the wind up.

Give a scare, make nervous.

Willy-Willy

A dry hurricane (No rain).

Feral. {pig, rabbit, cat, fox, camel, dog, cane toad, goat, neighbours kids...}

Something domestic (animal/human) that has gone wild, become untamed.

Wild Bush Brumby

Feral horse.

Brumbies.

Pack (herd) of wild horses.

Googy-egg.

Boiled egg with dipping center.

Full as a goog.

Too full to eat any more.

Cackleberry.

A fresh egg.

You Beauty!

Very good!

Chunder/Spew.

Vomit.

 Mate.

Friend, lover, acquaintance, worst enemy, joker, spouse, pet dog, favourite horse, etc.

"It's my shout."

I will pay for this.

Drongo.

Idiot.

Dropkick.

Idiot.

Woos/Woosie

Sook, wimp.

Sus it out.

Find out what's happening.

Dial: "Put a smile on your dial."

Face.

Ute.

Utility/tray back truck.

Biro.

Pen.

 Things Australians don't/do say....

Don't

Do

Rancher.

Cocky/Station Holder.

Cowboy.

Cattle Man.

Ranch.

Station.

Cattle Poke.

Jackeroo/Jillaroo.

Farm Gate.

Cocky Gate.

[They have....]Gone camping, are on a visit to the countryside, are staying on a farm, left for a walk in the forest.

Gone: walkabout, out bush, out back of beyond, beyond the black stump, out station, out whoop-whoop, Outback.

Chickens.

Chooks.

Criminals.

Crooks.

Peanut butter.

Peanut paste.

Cookie.

Biscuit (or bikky.)

Bottle of beer.

Stubby.

Can of beer.

Tinny.

Hood (of car).

Bonnet (of car).

Vehicle.

Car. 4WheelDrive. (my)Motor. (set of)Wheels. Mum's Taxi.

Ketchup.

Tomato Sauce.

Fresh water crayfish.

Yabby.

 

A Yabby

Southern Cross

Go here to find out about ANZAC Day.

Especially for American presidents

The Victory sign reversed means 'screw you' over here. Oops! Actually, the Victory sign itself will mean 'Hey Charger!' to many Australians, as it was the focus of a big advertising campaign many moons ago!

And for Mercedes Lackey (a writer I enjoy reading normally):

If you can ride around your property (not ranch) every morning for exercise you are not a station owner (definitely not a rancher) but a 'hobby farmer'. And you will be lucky to attract the attentions of a real station hand or Jackeroo (not cowboy), more likely you will end up with a part time rouseabout or some work experience kids.

Like-wise, should you happen to live on a station, you wouldn't be the ranchers wife, but th' Missus, you'd have a cockies son/daughter and a dog called Blue, not Yeller. The kids would run about on motor bikes, when they weren't packed off to boarding school (which starts at seven years of age), you'd have your own rubbish site on station somewhere, not visit the tip (good grief) and only go into town once every couple of months.

The modern cocky has a son away at Uni - getting his degree in soil degradation and genetics, a daughter at agricultural school doing a fleece grading course and a younger child still at boarding school. There will be more Utes than people, several bikes (four and two wheel), an airstrip and a state of the art satellite dish.

The internet will be a vital part of your farming tools, the banker your worst enemy, the export market your bane/salvation.

No one here calls guys by a childish or feminine name (Jimmy/Blair) there are lots of guys called: Simmo, Killer, Chook (someone who worries a lot, like an old chook), Bull, Greg (never Gregory), Pete (rarely Peter), Jackson (surname use is especially acceptable, if your firstname is something like Algernon), Digger, Red, Spider or Mike. If you are an extremely tough guy, you may get called Fluffy, but it is uncommon, and usually reserved for those who like to star in fights.

Girls names are not fancy: Karen, Lisa, Joanne, Emily.

Neither are pet names fancy: Blue, Tiger, Ginger, Nudge.

True fancy names are kept for race horses and pigeons. 'Sierra Sovereign Cloudwalker The True Millennia Wonderkin' for instance.

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heartThe Unusual Australiana site of Ghost. http://www.hitech.net.au/ianje/aussie.htm

heartKoala Net: (for even more Aussie slang!) http://www.koalanet.com/australian-slang.html

 heartCarbonC's Home Page: (has pictures of WA and my home town Geraldton!) http://www.wn.com.au/cc/about%20australia.htm

About Australia. http://www.about-australia.com/
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Doh! Yes, these are generalisations! Australia is an island that has a land mass of nearly 7.7 million km2 makes it the sixth largest country in area after Russia, Canada, China, the United States and Brazil. WA alone can fit five Englands inside it, so such a vast area will have lots off differences in language. But I have moved around a lot and most of these sayings have turned up in every state. So Rack Off Hairy Legs! I know of that of which I type!