v. To open ones mouth without thought or consideration of the future
consequences. eg: "Mark Latham, in his role as Labour leader
committed many acts of akermanism which in the end led to his
v. To have a short term complete brain explosion and lose all sense
of control. (the French translation is a Zidane or a Cantona). eg: "John
Brogden suffered a bourke when he made racist comments and pinched a
journalist on the bum in 2005"; "In the second Test between
Australia and India in 1979, Rodney Hogg bowled a beamer, kicked down the
stumps and stormed off the field after being no-balled 11 times in six overs
- it left no doubt in the minds of many that Hogg was a bourkeitis
v. 1. to brazenly betray an
individual, group of people, or institution to whom a duty of loyalty is
owed. 2. to breach normal standards of loyalty and fidelity to one's
peers. 3. n. the act or deed of colberting ("do a
colbertings throughout history
n. Corporate Spivs, Sponsors' Wives and Associated Hangers-On (acron.)
recently-evolved species of football goer, who were first noted by
anthropologists at football grounds around 1986. Distinguishing features
include a general ignorance of football, indifference to the match result,
and propensity for showing-off and conspicuous consumption. Can be found in
their natural habitats in glass boxes at most major football grounds, and
the Medallion Club at Colon Stadium. Although small in number, they are
accorded highest priority by AFL administrators and designers of modern
sports stadiums. Estimated to comprise around 1% of the crowd at an average
football game, and 75% of the crowd at the Grand Final.
v. To move quickly before rapidly disappearing. eg: "the
doctor checked his prostrate by daveying a finger up his backside."
n. Designated Ordinary Big Man (acron.) slow-moving,
moderately skilled pseudo forward/pseudo ruckman of over 192 cm in height.
See also D. Mensch, S. Alessio, R. Merrett, half the Kangaroos 2006 list.
n. Feral Geelong Yobbos (acron.) rare breed of rural-dwelling,
lower socio economic male between the ages of 16 and 32. Found in captivity
in the furthest reaches of standing room at Unskilled Stadium. Understood to
practise a primitive form of pagan religion involving ritual worship of The
Great Man and his progeny.
n. Former Richmond Coach Syndrome (acron.) rare psychological
disorder, closely related to bipolar disorder; usually found in middle-aged
men with a history of stress and mental fatigue. Symptoms include extreme
disillusionment and occasional paranoia and anti-social tendencies. See also
J. Northey, R. Walls, T. Jewell, D. Frawley. Medical text books cite K.
Bartlett as the most extreme example of this disease.
n. A pass of unerring accuracy to a member of the opposing
side. eg: "George W Bush's unrelenting support for the war in Iraq
is a godfrey to the opposing Democrats."
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adj. 1. of or pertaining to the psychological condition of a
severely delusional state of mind; 2.
the state or condition of being completely detached from reality; “do a
n. A purchase that looks like it is a good buy until you get it home, start
playing with it and realise its total crap. eg: '"that girl I picked
up at the Prince of Wales last Friday night turned out to be a complete
n. Lairising Without Ability (acron.) Speaks for itself. See
also: Brisbane Bears 1987-91; Fremantle 1995-98; St Kilda 1980-89
v. the belief that if you talk enough crap, people will forget how
rubbish your team is. eg: "I wish Kevin Rudd would come up with some
policies and stop malthousing."
n. the phenomena whereby an unknown individual creates a short term
masquerade that they will be champions in their chosen field by displaying a
vast and exciting array of unsustainable skills at first sight. The
repurcussions of experiencing a McAdam can be wide-ranging, from having to
pay the removal costs of the masquerading hack's number from your duffle
coat, to discombobulated embarrassment amongst your peers after having to
finally admit to them that the person you were proclaiming as the next Gary
Ablett in reality is just another McAdam. Often confused with a Woewodin
(see below), but the difference is that to initiate a McAdam you do actually
need to possess some level of skill. Sometimes also known as a Cuthbertson,
Charles, Loveless, Marchesani, Hutton, Cook or Dwyer. eg:
" By kicking 5 goals on debut for Melbourne Brent Heaver initiated a
McAdam. The McAdam he created was so convincing that astonishingly he was
able to extend his career by being drafted by another AFL club
v. To boo and chastice a member of your own side or a side that
you support. eg: "I regularly wallace my own side as the team is
full of godfreys."
n. One who deceivingly misrepresents both their skill level and
ability whilst fraudulently collecting accolades. (Sometimes also known as
Brian Wilson, or a Collingwood 1990). eg: "The 1990 New Artist
Grammy awarded to Milli Vanilli was purely a result of their highly
developed woewodinising skills."