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Slang - Faunal
Strictly speaking, not all our slang is home grown. Some of it has become ours through long and frequent use, mostly passed down to us from our forefathers. However, the following phrases, featuring our birds, animals, fish and insects are definitely 100% true blue, dinki di Aussie.

B
bald as a bandicoot
barmy as a bandicoot
bent as a scrub tick
C
could eat a galah and a bark sandwich
could eat a goanna between two slabs of bark
could kick the arse of an emu
D
dingo's breakfast
done up like a pet lizard
dry as a dead dingo's donger
dry as a kookaburra's khyber in the Simpson Desert
E
emu's breakfast
F
fit as a mallee bull
flat out like a lizard drinking
G
game as a piss ant
H
hair like a bush pig's arse
happy as a boxing kangaroo in a fog
haven't they fed the dingoes lately?
high as a dingo's howl
I
I hope your chooks turn into emus and kick your dunny door down
if he bought a kangaroo it wouldn't hop
K
kangaroos in the top paddock
L
like a possum up a gumtree
like a shag on a rock
like a stunned mullet
lively as a blowie on a winters day
lonely as a bandicoot on a burnt ride
lousy as a bandicoot
M
mad as a gumtree full of galahs
make a proper galah of yourself
miserable as a bandicoot
mouth like the bottom of a cocky's cage
N
nervous as a mother roo in a room full of pickpockets
O
on the Murray cod
P
pissed as a parrot
play possum
possum guts
put on a dingo act
R
racehorse emu
randy as a mallee bull
S
since Cocky was an egg
stands out like a black crow in a bucket of milk
stirring the possum
stone the crows!
T
turn dingo
W
where the crows fly backward to keep the dust out of their eyes



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