Jigged or Wagged?
You know how people from different areas have different words for the same things? Like bogan really started off as a Melbourne thing, while, where I grew up in Sydeny's south-west, we used the term house-o to mean the same thing.
Well when I went to school, good old Campbelltown Performing Arts High School, when we cut school we called it jigging. In the last 10 years since I left school it's come to my attention that most people call it wagging.
So, my question is, what did you call it? Wagging or Jigging? Or is jigging just a Campbelltown-South West Sydney thing?
I am from the UK, and at my school (South coast) we called it "bunking off". But more Northern areas I believe it was called "nicking off".
I've never heard of this whole jigging business ;P
Bogans definitely started out in Melbourne specifically. Where I'm from, we called them we called them tacos through the 80s. (Rhymes with whacko, not the Mexican dish)
Bunking off sounds like a reasonable thing too. It's funny how you get so many different slang terms for the same thing!
We called petrolheads bogans and we called bogans westies. Now that I live in Melbourne and live out west, I realise that I am in fact a westie by geography and a wee bit bogan by nature.
don't even get me started on biscuits and gravy in the states.
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