Video: A Guide to Strine

Black stump, beyond the: any excessively remote part of the outback.

Damper, n.: unleavened loaf baked in the ashes, a staple of bush cooking.

Dinkum, adj.: genuine.

Drongo, n.: a gullible person.

Funnel-web, n.: a type of venomous spider.

Galah, n.: small pink-and-gray cockatoo, noted for its stupidity; hence, a drongo.

Goanna, n.: a giant climbing lizard.

Gum-nut, adj.: authentically Australian, provincial.

Jackaroo, n.: boundary rider, station hand, sheep drover.

Magpie to mopoke: diurnal and nocturnal Australian birds; hence, "dawn to dusk."

Ram-stag mutton, n.: old, tough meat.

Raw prawn, to come the, v.: to delude or hoodwink a drongo or galah.

Sandy blight, n.: an inflammation of the tear ducts caused...

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