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Calm your farm
Relax or Calm down
'Okay, calm your farm and let's think this through,' Mitch said. 'Jase, go and get him a glass of water or something.' Jane Citizen
Can / the Can / Dunny-Can
I'll be back, just gotta use the can! Alex Fay
My bloody budgie carked it, got home after a surf and he's flat on the floor! Ernest Callaghan
Carrying on like a pork chop
Making a great fuss about something for little or no reason
He left his train ticket behind and so was carrying on like a pork chop. Brian Leahy
A bogan with money (often borrowed)
Look at that cashed-up bogan in his flashy Holden ute. travel bug
the best / same as "duck's guts" or "bee's knees"
the new Holden/Ford/Nissan etc is the cat's pyjamas George R. Smith
Cheap as chips
Yeah mate, it's cheap as chips. Got it for a lobster. Stephanie Hargreaves
Cheese and kisses (or shortened to just Cheese)
Rhyming slang for the missus
The cheese and kisses loves that shop. Lisa McCarthy
Very narrow wheels / tyres
It's got 10 inch slicks on the back and cheese cutters up front. George R. Smith
Grab us a pack of chewie when you duck into the servo and a sauso roll! Geoffrey Horth
Don't want to participate
When Bruce saw the size of the Rugby players he thought he had better chicken out of the game. L Cropley
What an awesome feed! There was so much food, I'm absolutely chockers. George Krehein
To go, leave
It's getting late better choof off - see ya tomorrow Kerry Walsh
I'm going to go feed the chooks. travel bug
Chuck a spewie
Make a U turn
Hey mate, you missed the exit, now you'll have to chuck a spewie! liz teare
Chuck a U-ey
To make a U-turn while driving
You missed it. The house was back there. Chuck a U-ey. Shilpi Singh
Chuck a wobbly
To throw a tantrum.
Yeah I had a few and when I got home the missus chucked a wobbly. Don't think I will be catching up with you blokes this weekend. James Twigg
Shoulda seen Baz chunder after all that Bundy!
Lookout, there's chunder on the footpath George R. Smith
He dropped a clanger when he was talking about the next-door neighbours and they walked in. L Cropley
You have a bit of claret coming from your nose. Ryan Sorensen
Clear as mud
Thanks for explaining that....it's as clear as mud. Leoni Aitchison
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Looking forward to going for a walk across the coathanger. Might grab some brekky at the Rocks when we get to the other side! Alastair Purcell
Australian native bird - cockatoo
What a beautiful cockie Michele Darmanin
A cold beer
Grab me a cold one out of the fridge. Damien Bond
A nice, cold beer
Grab us a coldie can ya? This one's half empty! Christina Lyden
Cool as a cucumber.
A person who does not stress about anything.
Look at him.....he is as cool as a cucumber! Leoni Aitchison
Mate, you had better head to the cop shop to report that thieft Peter C M McCormack
Go and put your cossies on as we're heading down to the beach. Shellee
Couldn't organise a bucket of sand in the desert
Geez, that bloke couldn't organise a bucket of sand in the desert to save himself! Karen Blake
Couldn't organize a booze-up at a pub
He's SO hopeless: he couldn't organize a booze-up at a pub! George R. Smith
Crack a tinny
Open a can of bear
Feeling thirsty, think I'll crack a tinny. Kerry Walsh
In a bad mood
They're cranky because their team lost on the weekend! Anna Schiller
An exclamation of surprise.
Crikey thats an awesome ute, she's a bloody beauty! Ronald Magner
I was feeling so crook the other day I had to leave work early. Shellee
Crooked as a Dogs Hind Leg
Meaning something is not as straight as it should be
The Chair is Crooked as a Dogs Hind Leg Noeline McCosker
Cup of tea, Bex and a lie down
Someone who is very tired and needs a rest
You look buggered, I think you need a cup of tea, bex and a lie down! Evan Dunn
A cup of tea or coffee
Come over for a cuppa! L Cropley