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    Obviously this is for the non Autralians, who knows what the following mean in Aussie. slang?

    Come the knuckle? Who pinched my "S"?
    Stack on a blue? ( from Australia)
    Have a donnybrook?
    Have a barney?
    Come the biff?

    +6  Views: 707 Answers: 13 Posted: 11 years ago

    13 Answers

    Yep i know them all,was brought up in a household that would use these sayings a lot.
    Here"s a few more.....you might know
    1.Frog and toad=The road

    2.Brown bread=Dead
    3.Merchant navy=Gravy
    4.Dead horse=Tomato sauce
    5.Slip in the gutter=Butter
    6.Ducks and geese=The Police
    7.Cheese and kisses=The Mrs
    8.Skin blister=Sister
    9.Jack Macnab=Cab
    10.Hell of a fright=Light
    This form of slang rhymes with the word in question
    e.g Around the Jack horner...(corner)
    Going to the rub a dub dub (pub)
    Getting a hell of a fuss (bus)


    Tommyh

    That's more Cockney rhyming slang isn't it?(The other PL):)
    pythonlover

    Moderator
    yep,but it is also the cheese and kisses=The Mrs
    i'm an aussie be bugged if i know what they mean
    wrincles

    So you are the intellectual Aussie
    They all mean fighting, Come the knuckle means ""punch the shit out of someone"
    Stack on a Blue " Start a Fight"
    Have a Donnybrook "Have a Fight"
    Have a Barney"Have an Argument"
    Come the Biff "Punch someone up"
    PEOPLELOVER

    Are you a Aussie trout?
    bulletman

    where are you from trout 9
    A whippersnipper is something that trims the edges of the grass.
    And a whippersnapper is a young mischevious kid.
    Don't come the raw prawn Pl. We all know the septic tanks (Yanks)can't can't get the gist of what we're comin'at,at the best of times.Fair suck of the sav,Mate!
    here's a few...hooray to the aussie's!

    ankle biter
    bonza
    cobber
    oz
    Maz

    wow - don't know . I think oz means Australia?
    IamPamela313

    ankle biter, a small child. bonza, attractive. cobber, friend. for "oz" it's correct.
    6dogs4us

    I can little dogs ankle biters!
    IamPamela313

    @6dogs - confused...help me, please!
    Tommyh

    Bonza is great,fantastic.You beaut.Everything else is spot on Pam.
    IamPamela313

    Thanks, Tommy!
    well every country got slang ,especially the us, i have no idea . but ill take a stab at it
    have a beer
    have a ciggeratte
    come to my house
    see you around
    PEOPLELOVER

    At least you tried daren but no cigar. Sorry.
    daren1

    was i even close?
    Tommyh

    Not even in the same street daren!
    with a name like username like peoplelover you sure know all the terms for hateing...lol
    PEOPLELOVER

    What have I done to upset you daren?
    daren1

    nothing at all , just my way of being funny....
    An Aussie-ism I often use is a 'whippersnipper'. Any non-Aussie care to try to guess what that is?
    nomdeplume

    Correct, known in UK as a strimmer, in NZ as a line trimmer, in France as a debrousailleuse. I think it's weed eater in US.
    Tommyh

    Weed wacker to the Kiwis.
    All my first lot of words were euphanisms for a fight as correctly said by a number of Aussies.

    Would anyone like different Aussie slang examples to try and work out?

    Very clourful and bloody confusing to visitors from OS. (over seas)
    I've heard of whippersnapper...you'll hear older folks say something like this to youngsters..."you young whippernsapper you!" (:
    Does it mean blocking a punch?? The "s" meaning "shield"???
    LOl PL I have not heard of them either..
    PEOPLELOVER

    Come on Aussie come on. Double helix how old are you?
    doublehelix

    In my early twenties....
    PEOPLELOVER

    Early twenties should qualify you to know at least some answers, I mean I am 79 so have been around the block a bit. And around the outback a lot.
    pythonlover

    Moderator
    You forgot a knuckle sandwich and also a bunch of fivers.
    ole hipster


    what's a "bunch of fivers"?....money?
    pythonlover

    Moderator
    No ..it is a slang term for a punch,5 fingers clenched into a fist and thats what throws the punch.
    PEOPLELOVER

    I did forget bunch of fives pythonlover, the knuckle sandwich I though might give it away if connected with come the knuckle.
    Ms Sinclair

    My mom has used the term knuckle sandwich, and we're American.


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