In my novel, The Centaurian Bud Vase, Jake Carmichael used a few Australian slang terms. These were found in the Australian Slang Dictionary. The terms and their meanings are below:

Bachelors' and Spinsters' Ball: a party, usually held in rural areas

Corker: good

Flat out like a lizard drinking: fast

Jumbuck: a sheep

Yewy, take a: Make a U-turn, turn around


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