female pubic area
So called because a hairy one is similar in shape to the map of Tasmania.
Usage example: Yelled at strippers by straight blokes in pubs, "Gorn! Show us yer map of Tassie!"
Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is a month long festival of queer arts, theatre, film, history talks, fund raising for BGF etc etc.
It culminates in the Parade through Sydney which is led by the Dykes on Bikes, participated in by marching boys, marching dykes, PFLAGgers and their kids, coppers, civilians, individuals and groups from Sydney, Australia and all over the world. It is watched by cheering crowds of Sydneysiders queer and straight, young and old, homophobic and normal.
buddy, pal, dude.
In the vocative it is used in the singular. That is, we refer to our mates as "mates" but do not address them collectively as "mates". The Australian language and accent you see in American movies and television is half guesswork and half bullshit. Actors employed to portray Australians in America include South Africans, Britons, New Zealanders and, very occasionally, Australians.
Short for mobile phone.
Pronounced mo-bile not moble.
1. bad or selfish person
2. dog of uncertain breed
Usage example: "Some mongrel stole my car."
Member of Parliment
Australia's political system is based on the Westminster system, the English one.
Mr Whippy drives a pink and white van and plays Greensleeves. He is to be found in suburban streets, at the beach, outside the footy and cricket and other venues where large amounts of citizens gather.
hot and sticky weather, humid
1. a fish
2. hockey hair