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« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2009, 11:07:20 PM »

Hey Chookie, where are ya Chookie? Come in Chookie, ova

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I  forgot to mention that I just love that pet name you gave Cindi - Chookie sounds so cute and just about right for our girl Cindi.
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« Reply #21 on: November 29, 2009, 01:46:46 AM »

Now Nette, Chookie hasn't posted here for a while so perhaps you could roust her along a bit. Hope we haven't offended her or something.

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On the outer Barcoo where the churches are few,
   And men of religion are scanty,
On a road never cross'd 'cept by folk that are lost,
   One Michael Magee had a shanty.

Now this Mike was the dad of a ten-year-old lad,
   Plump, healthy, and stoutly conditioned;
He was strong as the best, but poor Mike had no rest
   For the youngster had never been christened,
A BUSH CHRISTENING - A.B. "Banjo" Paterson http://www.middlemiss.org/lit/authors/patersonab/poetry/christen.html
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« Reply #22 on: November 29, 2009, 07:14:11 AM »

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Dunno bout goin up to Broady, its full of boguns and westies. Ow bout we drop down to Lygon and play spot the skip? That's always good for a lark. Maybe catch some grub while we're there? Whatchreckon?


Crikey mikey, we give away our secret that everyone in melb's called Phil.  I'm about jack of that, skiddin down Lygon or Nicholson on me pushie on the wet tramlines at night after a day at the office, yobs chuckin stubbies at me, just to catch the pheasant pluckers or head bellys.  I know ya numba 55 line real good too.  Hope ya get out of ya coma soon mate.


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I  forgot to mention that I just love that pet name you gave Cindi

You have to watch your step in kangarooland, Nettie, or you're liable to get lumbered with a nickname that will stick to you for the rest of your life, like dead horse sticks to a dog's eye.  There's some doozies of names in town here.

( Note for Nettie: dead horse=tomato sauce=ketchup  dog's eye=meat pie)


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Now listen up Loan I thought Chookie might 'preciate some Ozzie po'try so I put a bit of the Banjo's inta me signata.. its the first 2 verses of a Bush Christenin by me mate banjo.. corse it needs some explanin

I got a brilliant brainwave, Slicko old bloke, we could combine the Oz Potry Eddicashun with the Ventrilo a la Oz, on the Fridy evnin Yinnar Time.  Reckon ya could recite the rest of poor old Mcguiness then, Slicko?  i have the complete works of Paterson and of Lawson here, so I betcha Little John could be entertained for a fortnight. 

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Hey Chookie, where are ya Chookie? Come in Chookie, ova

Maybe gone to Syndey?


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« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2009, 11:29:39 AM »

Now Nette, Chookie hasn't posted here for a while so perhaps you could roust her along a bit. Hope we haven't offended her or something.

Slicko

No, I am sure she just hasn't found your posting as yet.  You know she loves being kidded and she has a great sense of humor.
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« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2009, 05:38:45 PM »

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i have the complete works of Paterson and of Lawson here, so I betcha Little John could be entertained for a fortnight.


You betcha I would Lone . But at last I'm here in the states  :'( I'll have to check on the library here see if I can check out a copy.
More than likey they want have it. I'll have to check see if I can get it on line. I really like Henry Lawson One Hundred and Three.
Henry Lawson "One Hundred and Three" Poem animation Australian


One of Banjo's  The Man From Snowy River - Banjo's Poem
The Man From Snowy River - Banjo's Poem
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Quote from chronicle of  Marcus Lucanus of the Roman civil war: Caesar said :
"Here I abandoned peace and desecrated law; fortune it is you I follow. Farewell to treaties. From now on war is our judge!
Caesar men cheered :
" Hail Caesar! We who are about to die salute you!
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« Reply #25 on: November 30, 2009, 07:57:08 AM »

Good choices, Little John. The first video is a little eerie, though!  Lawson had first-hand experience of gaol.  He was very perceptive about human character, but also he had an understanding of some of the darker times because he too suffered.  In fact, he was questioned about his authority to write about certain things, and he retorted with the poem "Do you think that I do not know?"  http://members.ozemail.com.au/~natinfo/lawson/doyouthinkthatidonotknow.htm

Paterson was more of a horseman.  He even trained horses in WW1, and got his name Banjo from a horse.

I think both of their complete works may be out of print.  I got Lawson's from ebay, and Paterson's from an op shop.  They were contemporaries, and even had a competition between themselves about how many lines they could spin out for The Bulletin.  That's why they made some of their lines half the length!

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« Reply #26 on: November 30, 2009, 09:50:29 AM »

Ah, you guys are a hoot and a hollar, and you leave me absolutely speechless, I really don't know what to say, except, I can't understand a friggin' word you're sayin'!!!  We all love to tease each other, and boy george, by gum, you're doin' a good job of it, smiling.  Wonder how you guys can all understand each other, I am surely lost deep, deep in the words.  Cool to listen to all that Australian jargon, its some pretty neat way of speaking, and do, have that most beautiful and wonderful day, I 've been very busy lately.  Cindi
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« Reply #27 on: November 30, 2009, 08:18:15 PM »

Maybe we should change the topic to "Cindi's not learning Strine"
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« Reply #28 on: November 30, 2009, 10:42:12 PM »

Lone  Smiley Smiley Smiley, but thanks so much that I should learn this stuff, smiling again, beautiful days, love and live, health. Cindi
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There are strange things done in the midnight sun by the men who moil for gold.  The Arctic trails have their secret tales that would make your blood run cold.  The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, but the queerest they ever did see, what the night on the marge of Lake Lebarge, I cremated Sam McGee.  Robert Service
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« Reply #29 on: December 05, 2009, 08:16:17 AM »

Wrap ya laughing year around this one!


Slim Dusty - No1 Lights On The Hill!


One of the greatest Aussie singer/songwriters of all time, Mr. Brian Cadd. 35 years old this song and as fresh as a daisy.

Let Go - Brian Cadd


This one was an anti Vietnam war song, believe it or not, same bloke, 35 years later with Glenn known to you maybe as LRB. One of my Heroes.

Brian Cadd - Ginger Man
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« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2009, 07:19:56 PM »

I could understand every single word he sang. He is not speaking Strine.
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« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2009, 08:25:37 PM »

Nettie, you have yet to transcribe your aussie cd for us so we can translate it into american for you.  Who's singing on the cd?

Micko, we can't laugh about lights on the hill..it's about a motor vehicle crash.

Chookie's Word of the Day:  tuckerbox = box containing your tucker, or food; lunchbox.  There is a famous statue of the dog on the tuckerbox at Gundagai in New South Wales.  This was based on a poem.  http://members.tip.net.au/~stmcdona/tuckrbox.html  There are many other words for food, of course, such as grub, chow, vittles, dindins.

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« Reply #32 on: December 06, 2009, 09:54:15 PM »

Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda, you'll come a waltzin' Matilda with me

Down came a jumbuck to drink at that billabong,
Up jumped the swagman and grabbed him with glee,
And he sang as he shoved that jumbuck in his tucker bag
"You'll come a'waltzing Matilda with me"

Guess it is the same as a tuckerbox, smiling....beautiful days, to love and live, with greatest of health.  Cindi
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« Reply #33 on: December 06, 2009, 10:50:12 PM »

Yes Chookie, a tuckerbox is a tuckerbox is a tuckerbox grin well done

Now to prove that you have the bones of strine sorted out your task is to interpret the rest of the ditty huh

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On the outer Barcoo where the churches are few,
   And men of religion are scanty,
On a road never cross'd 'cept by folk that are lost,
   One Michael Magee had a shanty.

Now this Mike was the dad of a ten-year-old lad,
   Plump, healthy, and stoutly conditioned;
He was strong as the best, but poor Mike had no rest
   For the youngster had never been christened,
A BUSH CHRISTENING - A.B. "Banjo" Paterson http://www.middlemiss.org/lit/authors/patersonab/poetry/christen.html
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« Reply #34 on: December 07, 2009, 02:11:10 AM »

Nettie, you have yet to transcribe your aussie cd for us so we can translate it into american for you.  Who's singing on the cd?

Micko, we can't laugh about lights on the hill..it's about a motor vehicle crash.

Chookie's Word of the Day:  tuckerbox = box containing your tucker, or food; lunchbox.  There is a famous statue of the dog on the tuckerbox at Gundagai in New South Wales.  This was based on a poem.  http://members.tip.net.au/~stmcdona/tuckrbox.html  There are many other words for food, of course, such as grub, chow, vittles, dindins.

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I have to look for it ,if we still have it
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« Reply #35 on: December 07, 2009, 03:12:13 AM »

AHA "Wrap ya laughing year around this" means eat this or much later on, try and say this. Strine develops with the times. Mickey Mouse used to mean something that was rubbish, now its strine for the strine, it means Grouse. But then again, if you are in the wrong Pub, they might think you mean rubbish when you mean great.

Stock Standard. It means basic. We took that and turned it into Stock aka something regularly stocked. When rubbish was imported from o/s Stock meant good stuff. Then it became to mean rubbish again when imports were of good quality. Now the youth use Stock fo rExcellent. Youd need to be a Rhodes Scholar to work it all all out.

Many of our sayings have become localised. Ask for a Pot of beer instead of a Middy on the wrong side of the border and you are instantly labelled as "out of town". Youve blown the cover you laid when you parked around the corner. The trick is to speak like a local. If you do that, they cant be sure that you are not related to someone they know, so its first class all the way.

Up the bush, when you go into the pub, and believe me, if you dont do pubs, dont bother going uo the scrub, they will ask your name, your surname. They want to connect with  you. Small Town Syndrome you see.

One person listened to Brian Cadd for the first time today, that makes me happy!  It will make Caddy happy too next time I see hm!

Music is all a bit of a mystery to me. We didnt have as much as a Harmonica between us. To think that some people can play anything they touch and make the World happy is a great gift. I am not impressed by much really. Bravery and Compassion and Musical ability are all that impress me when it comes down to it.

I often listen to random music on youtube. I cant abide rap tho. It should be banned. Everything else is better than watching 3.5 minutes of ads on TV every 10 minutes.


Down came a jumbuck to drink at that billabong,
Up jumped the swagman and grabbed him with glee,
And he sang as he shoved that jumbuck in his tucker bag
"You'll come a'waltzing Matilda with me"


2009 translation

I was starving and this bloody great sheep came down for a drink at the lake I was camped at.
 
Well I ran like buggery, being on the dole and all and tackled the bastard as hard as I could, fair dinkum I was drooling before as I cut its throat.

I was singing my head off as I stuffed it into my Esky, I was singing:

"Youre in the fridge you bastard, bound for a bbq".


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« Reply #36 on: December 07, 2009, 04:23:17 AM »

Hey Micko, that was Chookie's job to interpret that  rolleyes

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On the outer Barcoo where the churches are few,
   And men of religion are scanty,
On a road never cross'd 'cept by folk that are lost,
   One Michael Magee had a shanty.

Now this Mike was the dad of a ten-year-old lad,
   Plump, healthy, and stoutly conditioned;
He was strong as the best, but poor Mike had no rest
   For the youngster had never been christened,
A BUSH CHRISTENING - A.B. "Banjo" Paterson http://www.middlemiss.org/lit/authors/patersonab/poetry/christen.html
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« Reply #37 on: December 07, 2009, 09:06:52 AM »

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tucker bag...Guess it is the same as a tuckerbox, smiling

Box: usually has four sides, a bottom and in this case a lid
Bag: has one big side only
Tuckeroo Tree: bush tucker tree that has edible berries.
$!&^*#@$ mozzie: thing that buzzes in your ears all night and gives you dengue fever, ross river virus, malaria, barmah forest virus.


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« Reply #38 on: December 07, 2009, 01:06:02 PM »

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AHA "Wrap ya laughing year around this" means eat this or much later on, try and say this. Strine develops with the times. Mickey Mouse used to mean something that was rubbish, now its strine for the strine, it means Grouse. But then again, if you are in the wrong Pub, they might think you mean rubbish when you mean great.

Ok, I think I just realized....they're all teenagers!!  They talk the same language but somehow mean something totally different, the words and syntax mean totally different things, and they change so fast that nobody but one of them can keep up!!

And I can verify that...my brother-in-law and his buddies in Tassy never lost that teenager mentality!! grin
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« Reply #39 on: December 08, 2009, 06:57:43 AM »

Word for the Day:

Whipper Snipper: Thing with a noisy, dodgy motor that men use on saturdays that is impossible to start that ringbarks trees and cuts tops off flowers and breaks down on a regular basis, and which cord is difficult to wind on and usually tangles, but which keeps men occupied and makes them feel useful.

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Ok, I think I just realized....they're all teenagers!!  They talk the same language but somehow mean something totally different, the words and syntax mean totally different things, and they change so fast that nobody but one of them can keep up!!

Sca-bees, no human being can understand what a teenager is saying!  At least there are 20 million of us talk the same lingo.

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