Made right around the corner in North Melbourne, these Aussie Slang Magnets are about as fair-dinkum as you can get, and guaranteed to bring a bit of easygoing Aussie sunshine to your (or your mate's) fridge.
Excellent, Very Good.
Exclamation showing approval, often spelt as bewdy (to represent Australian pronunciation). In use since the 1850s.
- When the filly she had put a tenner on won the Melbourne Cup, Penny yelled "You bewdy!"
Fair or true.
To proclaim a fact or truth in a statement. Often used by itseff as a rhetorical question to express astonishment verging on disbelief.
- When Gough learned he won the pub raffle he exclaimed "Fair dinkum!?"
Excellent, Very Good.
It is an expression of approval or one used as a generally positive reaction.
- When Paul had finished his second helping of dessert he said "Bonza pavlova gran!"
You're welcome; no problem; that's alright; expression of forgiveness or reassurance.
Represents feelings of friendliness, good humour, optimism and "mateship" in Australian culture.
- The dog looked so sheepish that Bob laughed and scratched the dog's head: "No worries, boy. It'll grow back"
Definitely, that's correct.
An exclamation meaning 'I agree'.
"Too right we're going surfing!" Julia said, as they grabbed their boards.
Term of approval, sometimes ironic.
Can be used as a genuine congratulatory expression but is also used in a snide or sarcastic way in response to someone or something particularly foolish or irritating.
"Good onya, ya drongo!" said Kevin to himself, after accidentally squirting tomato sauce on himself.
Material(s): Plastic image on metal magnet backing.
Dimensions (cm): 5.4 x 8 (magnet), 9.5 x 13 (Card backing)
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