Are you a wombat-head?
Aussie Word of the Week
Is my brothers and sisters and my mother not to be pitied also who has no alternative only to put up with the brutal and cowardly conduct of a parcel of big ugly fat-necked wombat-headed big-bellied magpie-legged narrow-hipped splaw-footed sons of Irish Bailiffs or English landlords which is better known as Officers of Justice or Victorian Police?
We wouldn't want to find ourselves on the end of a spray from the famous bushranger.
Judging from the 2003 quote from www.southafrica.com/forums below, wombat-headed is being revived as an insult.
I have to agree with you jake. South africans are kool. I think that we are very alike. I'm not big headed i think but jake is wombat headed..hahahahahahahahaha. Just kiddin' Jake.
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