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Thread #84315   Message #1555633
Posted By: GUEST,DAZ
03-Sep-05 - 06:38 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Missing from online Aussie dictionary:
Subject: Folklore: Missing from online Aussie dictionary:
BODGIE:
noun -      something (or occasionally someone) fake, false, worthless.
Frequently as adjective -      an Australian male youth, especially of the 1950s,
distinguished by his conformity to certain fashions of dress and loutish behaviour;
analogous to the British 'teddy boy'. Female of the species, widgie.

Aussie Glossary

(from John in Brisbane)