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Re: As full as a Goog

Posted by Pamela on January 09, 2007

In Reply to: Re: As full as a Goog posted by Bob on January 08, 2007

: : The meaning of " As full as a Goog "

: I found this at http://www.ehow.com/how_11735_australian-christmas-feast.html

: if you're going to "bend the elbow" means you're going to have a drink, and if you're "full as a goog," you're completely full. (Goog is an Aussie term for "egg".)

You almost never hear people using the word "goog" to mean an egg, though (except very occasionally children or those talking to children might say "googy egg" - which I though was English), so, yes it is only used in the "full as a goog" phrase to mean "full" (usually of alcohol or food). Pamela