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Wadyasay you were doing today
To be absent without permission
Let’s wag school tomorrow.
Rhyming slang for "that will do us" when something's completed. From the Queensland League legend.
When they finished stretching the coach said, "and that'll Wally Lewis".
Peter C M McCormack
pub or bar (frequently visited by the same group)
Let's go down to watering hole with our mates.
When your underwear / bathers / leotard goes into your bum
Pull out your wedgie! It's not a good look.
Someone who is complaining.
Did you hear that whinger going on about the news.
All of it
I decided to buy the whole shebang.
A response of shock
Wholly snappin ducks’ legs, that bloke just missed being hit by that car.
Not straight, or crooked
Blow, I've put my lipstick on wonky.
Let’s take the woofa to the beach with us.
A long way away
Nah I can't drive him there. That's over near woop woop, it'll take bloody ages.
To try something
I don't know if it’ll work but it’s worth a shot.
A lazy worker.
Gees, you wouldn't work in an iron lung!
When you don’t want to be seen wearing something.
Are you serious? I wouldn't wear that in a blackout!
Committed to fostering the Australian spirit all year round.