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Nothing for dinner
What's for dinner? Ham and eggs and duck under the table!
A 285ml (10 fl oz) glass in Darwin. See also middy, half pint, pot, ten & schooner.
Can I get a handle of beer?
Wait a moment
Can you hang on a tick?
Not very happy
My neighbour lost his job today. He looks as happy as a tin of worms goin fishing!
A happy Australian
She won the raffle - so she's a happy little Vegemite!
It's been pretty hard yakka all week, let's go to the pub and grab a couple of coldies!
Pass the Harold Holt
To get about the house all day in your pyjamas and doing nothing of any great interest, usually after a big night out!
Last Sunday my neighbour caught me harumphing around at 3pm when he knocked on my door and I answered wearing my pyjamas.
Someone with a big smile
Look at him, he is that happy, he has a smile like a split watermelon.
try to achieve something
Go on, have a crack at the high jump!
Give it a try
Have a go, ya mug!
A light sleep or nap for a 'younger' person to refresh
I'm going to have a nanna's before I do anything tonight.
Peter C M McCormack
To have a look at something
Mate have a squiz at this? Do you think it’s right?
There were heaps of people down at the beach last weekend.
What's a Hen's Night without party games?
He threw a hissy fit when he didn't get his way.
to be unwell/tired
Mate I can't, I’ve been hit for six by this flu.
Wait a minute, hang on, be patient
Hold ya horses, we'll get there soon
see ya later
I'll meet you in a week, hoo roo for now.
An exclamation of surprise
Hooley dooley, see how fast that bloke was goin' in his ute!
An irresponsible driver
He drives like a hoon.
Hooroo, see you tomorrow
Howzat refers to the term "How is that" and is commonly used to "appeal" a decision in cricket.
The fielding side will appeal if they think the batsman is out by screaming loudly at the umpire, "Howzat".
Committed to fostering the Australian spirit all year round.