Thursday, January 18, 2007

Thursday Thirteen #14

Thirteen Aussie Slang words and their meanings

1. airy fairy - vague

2. barney - an argument or fight

3. cactus - something has had it, doesn't work anymore, or someone in a lot of trouble

4. dial - face

5. flat out - going at full speed, as fast as possible, or busy

6. ga-ga - to be mad, loony, or insane

7. hum dinger - an excellent something. Something is a real hum dinger

8. jiffy - a very short time. To do something in a jiffy is also instantaneous

9. knee high to a grasshopper - very short

10. Lucky Country - Australia, THE BEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD! (OK, so I am biased.)

11. molly dook - a natural left handed person

12. no worries! - typical Aussie attitude that everything will be OK, there will be no problems

13. servo - a service station, where you purchase petrol or gasoline

Enjoy your Thursday!!

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