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GERALDTON PHRASES THAT SHOULD BE USED MORE OFTEN

GERALDTON PHRASES

 

BELOW IS A BREAKDOWN OF COMMON PRONUNCIATIONS OF GERALDTON PRASES THAT SHOULD BE USED MORE OFTEN DOCUMENTED BY MARK CANNY

 

Spalding- (noun)

The amazingly short period of time between when someone posts a message about crime on social media and some idiot loser posts a racist comment.

Tarcoola Takedown(adj) -

The way the feeling of extra awesomeness you achieve when you play the petrol pump game and get it to stop right on the $50.00 mark changes to despise when you realise you pay $88 per litre more than the rest of the state.

Beachlandoh

Theoff key OH sound followed by awkward silence that occurs when youtell someone you live in Beachlands

Esplanadia

(Noun) Es -plan-r-di-ah

A magic land you see when looking back at Geraldton from the end of the Esplanade that fades awayas soon as you get within beer bottle throwing distance. Not to be confused with Narnia which has less evil witches and people with goat feet.

Wilcocked

(Noun) Will-cock-hed

A person who adopts a superiority complex over your child attending public highschool while being oblivious to the fact their private schooled child is an absolute spoilt little wanker.

Vibeage

A scale of age/looks from sexy to scary when someone wants to take you home from the nightclub and tickle your fancy.

E.g. 21 and gorgeous= 1 Vibeage.

45 and hairy =10 Vibeage.

Sunset Bitch

The 5 minutes of uninformed conversation that follows someone mentioning the pony club or coastal erosion.

Marine Terrors

The scary feeling of isolation that’s takes you over when you decide to go shopping downtown in Geraldton at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon.

Drummond Dilemma

The internal feeling of conflict that arises when the person you just hooked up with at the nightclub tells the taxi driver where home is.

 

Bluff Point

The exact moment in time when you start believing your own lies about how close to the city centre you live.

Wandina Waltz

A short dance at a BBQ where people try to convince the rest that they actually live in a separate city.

Wonthella Pact

A pact made between mates at the pub when they spend half their pay at the skimpys.

e.g. Mate your missus is gonna kill you. I wonthella if you don’t.