A glossary for the novel Such is Life

The novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) is full of terms and references that would be unfamiliar to the majority of modern readers. Various words and phrases are listed here as an explanatory aid. This list is limited in its scope; therefore anyone interested in further information may like to obtain a […]

The Glossary [for The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, by C.J. Dennis]

[Editor: This glossary of words and phrases by C.J. Dennis was published in The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke.] The Glossary GLOSSARY For use with “The Sentimental Bloke” and “Ginger Mick.” A.I.F. — Australian Imperial Force. Alley, to toss in the. — To give up the ghost. Also ran, the. — On the turf, horses […]