10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PADDYMELON»
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William declares that he is no longer afraid of Paddymelon and sets off past the ghosts, witches and goblins to the secret garden of the bees where Paddymelon lives.
Some Myths And Legends Of The Australian Aborigines:
One day a paddymelon was passing close by thecampwhen he heard the
beatingofthe wallaroo's tail. After following thedirection of the sound,hecametothe
camp,and asked the wallarooif he was in trouble. "I am very sick,"the wallaroo
Weeds of California and Other Western States
SIMILAR SPECIES: Paddymelon [Cucumis myriocarpus E. Meyer ex Naud.;
synonyms: bitter apple; gooseberry gourd; prickly paddy melon][CDFA list: A] is a
summer annual vine with foliage that resembles that of watermelon and
Joseph M. DiTomaso, Evelyn A. Healy, 2007
Some Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines
The paddymelon was sorry for the oldwallaroo, and offered togo tothe river in
searchofthe fishermen. He walked ashort distancefrom the campwhen the
wallaroo, called afterhim: "You had better takemy boomerang with you, as you
may meet ...
William John Thomas, 1939
Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases ...
P. Cunningham, 'Two Years in New South Wales,' vol. i. p. 310: “ The wallabee
and paddymalla grow to about sixty pounds each.” I830. R. Dawson, 'Present
State of Australia,' p. 212 : “Had hunted down a paddymelon (a very small
species of ...
Edward Ellis Morris, 2011
Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Despite the name, not afruit or vegetable butasmall member ofthe wallaby family.
Which explains the (otherwise confusing) line inthe folk song 'The Old Bullock
Dray': Everythinghas gotamatethat shows itself to view From the little paddymelon
Native Tribes Of The Northern Territory Of Australia:
certain number of the marriage arrangements so far as the totem groups are
concerned and those Into which the children pass: A Ngapalieri manofthe
waterplant totem marriesaNakomara woman of the paddymelon totem andtheir
children are ...
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Abbr. paddymelon, a small kangaroo: Aus. coll.: from ca. 1845. Paddymelon is
itself a corruption of an Aboriginal word (Aus. POD). melon-cutting. A sharing of
spoils or profits: Stock Exchange: 1908 (OED Sup). Perhaps ex the Chinese
Sign Languages of Aboriginal Australia: Cultural, Semiotic ...
... Small species of kangaroo. PP, Ula, Won, Wal. 22.Paddymelon. Kal. 23.Mit. 24.
Kangaroo: Any large species of Macropus. PP, Ula, Won, Wal, Und, Mit, Woo,
Goa .PT/7/u/\ ' I .. // Fig. 2.1 Plate II from. 22 Sign languages ofAboriginal Australia
He looks around and just by chance sees a very tiny, very bald Paddymelon.
Now a paddymelon looks much like a small wallaby, with tiny front paws, big
back legs for jumping, a pointy nose and very curious eyes. He is so small and
5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PADDYMELON»
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Council to vote on North Bonville DA
Mr Miller said almost all Paddymelon Cct residents would retain their bushland outlook. This portion of the site is proposed for a community lot, ... «Coffs Coast Advocate, Mar 14»
Irony lost in cry to deport visa overstayers, asylum seekers
... perceptions of ethnic violence and the misconception that immigrants are somehow a drain on society - people like Paddymelon of Brisbane, ... «Courier Mail, Nov 11»
Ian Thorpe gains second place in heat to qualify for final in World …
Paddymelon of Brisbane Posted at 6:54 PM November 04, 2011. Go get em Thorpey!!!!!! Show them what you can do!!!! Marty McCammon of ... «Courier Mail, Nov 11»
Australia Zoo has unveiled three new male zebras, to be used as …
Paddymelon of Brisbane Posted at 6:22 PM July 08, 2011. Let your children be children Terri. You will be sorry one day that you are in conflict ... «Courier Mail, Jul 11»
Tiny wombat saved by round-the-clock care from wildlife carers
One paddymelon didn't leave home for a week. "They can come home because they know they have shelter and they'll get a free feed. «Perth Now, Mar 11»