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Showing 1 - 10 of 10 slang terms

A couple of sandwiches short of a picnic

Someone who does things without thinking

I think that person is a couple of sandwiches short of a picnic, did you see what they just did? Joanne Hodder

a stubbie short of a six pack

Someone who is a bit crazy

He's a stubbie short of a six pack, that bloke. Adam Power

Ambo

Ambulance

There were heaps of ambos flying up the main road after a big car accident. Shellee

Ankle Biter

A young child

Heaps of ankle biters in that park Maorriyan Santoso

Arc up

To lose one's temper

Jacko arc'd up at Kev, he was that furious. Gavin Begbie

Are your ears painted on?

Somebody who does not listen

I was talking to you......are your ears painted on? Leoni Aitchison

Arvo

Afternoon

Want to come over this arvo? Marcus Rummler

As crook as Rookwood

Very sick. Rookwood is an old cemetery in Sydney.

I'm feeling as crook as Rookwood so should go and see the doctor. Shellee

AUSSIE MIGHT

Saturday, 10 November 2012 Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that while the ongoing Australia vs. South Africa Test series will be a 'ripper', there are still wide concerns about the batting order in the Aussie team.

Dean Jones says: "concerns prevalent over 'AUSSIE MIGHT' in ongoing Test series" Aussie Might

Av a go

To try something.

It won't hurt you, av a go at it. Kerry Walsh

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