It’s for smearing zinc on noses and downing frothies while watching a concatenation of men fight for a ball.
The thin-skinned and overly serious need not apply.
They speak a different language You may have thought that Australians speak English, but let me to ask you if you would understand the following sentence: “Hey love, my tradie mates are having a barbie this arvo – would be sweet as if you could come with.
When picturing an Aussie guy, how many of you immediately envision a tall, tanned, muscular, blonde dude with a surfboard in one hand and a beer in the other? While Australian men are more known for six-pack abs than sophistication, they do have some lovely traits that make it worth digging below the beach bum surface.
Amongst them are straightforwardness, sincerity and loyalty – all of which are scarce in other parts of the world, making Aussie guys just as much of an endangered species as, say, koala bears.
I’ll bring the bevos, she’ll be right.” Translation: “My trader friends are having a barbeque this evening and it would be lovely if you would accompany me.