10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RUBBIDY»
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
Bruce Rodgers, The Queens' Vernacular, 1972 rubbidy noun see: RUB-A-DUB.
RUBBITY-DUB rubbins; rubbings noun rubbing alcohol us A drink of desperation.
• — Joe McKennon, Circus Lingo, p. 80, 1980 rubbish noun 1 anything of poor ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
rub the magic lamp (of a male) to masturbate US, 2001 rub-a-dub; rub-a-dub-dub
; rubberdy; rubbidy; rubba noun a public house. Rhyming slang for PUB; from the
nursery rhyme 'Rub-a-dub-dub, / Three men in a tub' UK, 1932 rub-a-dub-dubs ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007
If it's close to home and a favoured haunt then it's known as the local; other
petnames include the rubbidy (rhyming slang.'rubbidy dub' means 'pub'), the
pisser or the boozer. Most pubs have 3 bottleshop (bottle-o in SA) to sell beer,
wine, etc, ...
The Little Book of Australia (Large Print 16pt)
And rhyming slang: 'Have a captain at that' (Captain Cook=look); 'Let's go to the
rubbidy' (rubbidy dub=pub); 'Me old china' (china plate=mate). The yellow peril.
Some Australians believe we should seek 'engagement with Asia', since we are ...
Australian Language and Culture
If it's close to home and a favoured haunt then it's known as the local; other pet
names include the rubbidy (rhyming slang – rubbidy dub means 'pub'), the pisser
or the boozer. Most pubs have a bottle shop (bottle-o in South Australia) to sell ...
The Lingo: Listening to Australian English
... (a term of agreement) and RUBBIDY-DUB, a PUB is often shortened to
RUBBIDY, a usage recorded in the late 1890s, though certainly older. A SKY
ROCKET is a pocket; a SLAPSIE MAXIE is a taxi; a SNAKE'S HISS is a PISS (to
An Australian Dictionary for North Americans
See RSL. rub-a-dub-dub/rubbidy exp. (rh. si.) Pub. rubber n. [rubb-uh] Eraser. Not
used as a nickname for a condom. rubbish n. Garbage, trash. This term is used
more frequently for trash than the word garbage. ruby-dazzler, a exp. Something
It's All about Australia, Mate
But to get the message across, whether it's rhyming slang like having a 'pig's ear'
(beer) at the 'rubbidy', (rub-a-dub, pub), or being gobsmacked or going ballistic,
you've got to conform. And each generation of Australians speaks and writes ...
Secret Language: Codes, Tricks, Spies, Thieves, and Symbols
When 'e come 'ome from the rubbidy, I could see 'e was Brahms. 'e'd been on the
ol' Aristotle. 'is I- suppose was red an 'is mince pies was glazed an' 'e couldn't '
ardly climb the apples. Some terms have had different meanings at different ...
'The rubbidy, and let me tell you that place was packed! They are all so excited
about the United Black Force. Everyone is talking their heads off! This is the best
thing that has ever happened, at last gubbers are taking notice of us.' Conrad
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RUBBIDY»
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When is the last time you heard of someone going to the "rubbidy" for a beer? Or grabbing the car keys to "hit the frog and toad"? On an earlier Australia Day ... «The Age, Jan 15»
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'I told him I couldn't chat as I was on the way to a 'This Week' sofa gig with Andrew Neil and Mikey Portillo, but that if he fancied a cheeky pint in a quiet rubbidy ... «NewsBiscuit, Oct 14»
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Kazza has been specifically tuned to comprehend variations of the local twang and can even guide drivers to the closest rubbidy dub (pub) to get a Bruce Reed ... «Drive, Sep 14»