May 30, 2008, Newsletter Issue #257: S´s #1

Tip of the Week

septic; septic tank
noun An American (affectionately); rhyming slang (Septic tank = Yank)
`Jeez, youse septics are a funny bunch of blokes (see)!´
noun female; woman
`She´s a top sheila!´
shit (itself)
colloq broke down in a major way; beyond repair
My bloody car´s shit itself at last!
noun toilet; dunny (see); US=´bathroom´
adjective awful; terrible
´I feel totally shithouse this mornin´.´

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