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fair suck of the sav

a fair go; a reasonable opportunity to participate.

Contributor's comments: "Let's have a fair suck of the sav" [give us a fair go] Picturesque, eh?

Contributor's comments: When I was a kid in the 70s in Sydney we used to say "Fair suck of the sav!" or "Fair suck of the sausage!" or, even better, "Fair suck of the Siberian sandshoe!" Also, it could be shortened to the simple "Fair suck!"

Contributor's comments: [Melbourne informant] My grandmother, who was born in the late 1890s, sometimes used the expression "fair suck of the sav" or "fair suck of the sauce bottle".

Contributor's comments: At high school in North Queensland in the 1960's we used to say "fair suck of the sauce"

Contributor's comments: "Fair bite of the pineapple donut" was a variant used by Norman Gunston. Maybe it's a Wollongong thing?