grouse (was "cool" dates back to WW2)

Paul Andinach pandinac at
Mon Sep 6 11:28:56 EDT 2004

On Mon, 6 Sep 2004, Ros Gross wrote:

> And it does sound as though it's a specifically Melbourne word
> (along with "bathers" instead of "bathing suit" or "cozzie" used
> elsewhere in Oz--

Sorry, are you saying that "bathers" is a specifically Melbourne word?

This is news to me, as it would be to various members of my family -
none of whom, so far as I can recall, have ever spent any significant
amount of time in Melbourne.

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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