motoring-related Aussie slang

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motoring-related Aussie slang

Post by OzBenzHead » Thu 06 Oct, 2005 8:38 pm

I found a site this evening whilst trawling through language sites; I thought I was fairly au fait with Oz slang, but the following is one I've never heard before. I have also posted it to my favourite language forum (the Apostrophe Protection Society!); it combines my love of language with my love of cars.

a bit more choke and you would have started - being a jocular statement to someone who has farted loudly in company.

Just had to share that. :lol:
Currently owned:
1965 W112 300 SE/C
1983 C126 380 SEC

2003 BA Falcon ute
and formerly:
1955 W180 220a
1965 W111 220 S
1970 W108 280 SE (my first Benz)
1973 W116 280 SE Crayford Estate (previously owned by Rolf Harris)
1975 W116 450 SE
1980 W116 280 SE
1989 W124 300 E
1992 W201 180 E
1992 W201 190 E 2.0
+ numerous W108 and W116 rolling spares

and prior to my M-B enlightenment:
53 other cars of many nations, but mostly British oil-leakers (including 14 Rovers of the 50s and 60s) cursed by Lucas the Prince of Darkness. First car owned (at age 13): 1953 Fiat. Learned to drive in: 1927 Nash utility paddock-basher & Grey Fergie tractor. Driven distance (logged as at 30 December 2018): 4.7 million km.

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