Re: [MOL] Aussie Speak/John, Chris, etc. [02320] Medicine On Line


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [MOL] Aussie Speak/John, Chris, etc.



I actually understood, and use, several of these words. Keep them coming. 
Christine

At 06:50 PM 27/10/98 +1100, you wrote:
>Ok Chris,
>First of all, you were pretty close when you asked about what a nong is,
>and followed it by saying you are a bit thick, and blonde. I couldn't help
>laughing at that. A nong is exactly that....someone who is a bit thick!
>hehehehe (I am a blonde too!) As to whether I have an accent, my husband
>reckons I sound like a pommy! (english person). Now to John; Have you gone
>soft in the head mate? How can a New Zealander (Kiwi) be a fellow
>countyman??? Unless he lives here now? (I promise no sheep stories! lol)
>And as to what I would have said, it would have sounded like 'Bloody Septic
>Tanks!' (Yanks) and of course then there is Steak and Kidney (Sydney),
>Trouble and Strife (wife), Noahs arks (sharks), Mexicans (Victorians),
>foreigners (Queenslanders), etc. 
>Now for the next alphabetical installment:
>
>C
>caboodle - all, everything. eg. they took the whole kit and caboodle!
>cake hole - mouth
>can - prison, toilet, buttocks or bum, dismiss unfavourably (could be any
>of these!)
>captain cook - have a look (rhyming slang)
>cas - casualty ward at a hospital (your equivalent is the ER)
>catfight - fight or argument between women
>catching flies - yawning or sleeping with the mouth open
>catch you later - form of farewell
>cats whiskers - great terrific excellent! eg. he thinks he is the cats
>whiskers!
>cheapskate - mean person eg. scrooge is a good example!
>chuck a mental/spas/wobbly- display sudden anger
>clanger - an embarrassing remark eg. During his speech, the primeminister
>dropped a real clanger.
>
>more later, ciao
>Mam
>------------------------------------------------------------------------
>This is an automatically-generated notice.  If you'd like to be removed
>from the mailing list, please visit the Medicine-On-Line Discussion Forum
>at <http://www.meds.com/con_faq.html>, or send an email message to:
>majordomo@lists.meds.com
>with the subject line blank and the body of the message containing the line:
>unsubscribe mol-cancer your-email-address
>where the phrase your-email-address is replaced with your actual email
>address.
>------------------------------------------------------------------------
>

------------------------------------------------------------------------
This is an automatically-generated notice.  If you'd like to be removed
from the mailing list, please visit the Medicine-On-Line Discussion Forum
at <http://www.meds.com/con_faq.html>, or send an email message to:
majordomo@lists.meds.com
with the subject line blank and the body of the message containing the line:
unsubscribe mol-cancer your-email-address
where the phrase your-email-address is replaced with your actual email
address.
------------------------------------------------------------------------