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big bot

A 750ml bottle of beer: We are going to the pub for big bots would you like a New or VB.
largey

A 750ML bottle of beer.

long neck

750ml bottle of beer as opposed to a (shorter) stubbie: "Could I have a carton of heavy long necks, please?" (Which is a request to buy 12 750ml bottles of XXXX bitter beer)

Contributor's comments: We drink long necks in WA too, and we sometimes call them King Browns.

Contributor's comments: Also used in Adelaide.

Contributor's comments: [Brisbane informant] Not particularly common, in my experience. It seems to be more of a word used within certain groups.

Contributor's comments: Long neck is a common term in Sydney.

Contributor's comments: Long necks are not known by this name in the Brisbane area - they are 'tallies'.

Contributor's comments: When I moved from Western Australia to Queensland I got told off for calling "tallies" longnecks. Not the other way round.

Contributor's comments: The term 'Long Neck' is commonly used in North East Tasmania. I have lived hear 7 years since moving from Sydney and found it to be one of the few familiar slang terms to me.

Contributor's comments: It's a longneck in Melbourne, too. People don't have a clue what I'm asking for when I say tallie down here.

Contributor's comments: Brisbane: Long neck IS used in Brisbane, although "tallie" is more common.

Contributor's comments: Also called a 'tall-neck' in Launceston.

Contributor's comments: Sorry mate, gotta agree with the others, 'tallie' is the correct word for Brisbane, I've copped too much stick for this word in Sydney to let it ride.

Contributor's comments: We called them largies when I was growing up on the northside of Brizzy.
tally

A 750ML bottle of beer: Can I have two tallies of VB. Also, tallie.

Contributor's comments: I'm a Brisbane girl who has been living in Geelong for 2 years and I still am amazed that no one down here calls the 750ml bottle of beer a 'tally'. They call it a 'long neck'. I refuse to change, it's a tally!!

Contributor's comments: Long necks are not known by this name in the Brisbane area - they are 'tallies'.

Contributor's comments: When I moved from Western Australia to Queensland I got told off for calling "tallies" longnecks. Not the other way round.

Contributor's comments: A longneck beer, ie it holds 750ml of beer: "I just drank tallies last night." (tallie pronounced tall-lee).

Contributor's comments: I have also heard this term used as a measure of distance in the Goondiwindi area. When asking how far it was from one town to another, I was told it was three tallys ie you could drink three tallys in the time it took to get there.

Contributor's comments: I am from Brisbane and know them as 'tallies' but my friend who is the descendant of several generations of Perth-ites says in WA they're sometimes called king browns.

Contributor's comments: Also have heard that refered to as a largey.