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Rock On: Aussie rules for everyone; RSL’s clean sheet

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Ex-Ute punter Tom Hackett is an Australian who once described his trade as “kicking bacon down a field for people’s entertainment.

Ex-Ute punter Tom Hackett is an Australian who once described his trade as “kicking bacon down a field for people’s entertainment.

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After spending nearly two weeks in Melbourne and Sydney — and having seen “Crocodile Dundee” — Rock On is up to speed on all things Australian.

He now calls garbage “rubbish” and bathrooms “toilets.” He also refers to cookies as “biscuits” and ketchup as “tomato sauce.”

“Fair dinkum” means “legit” or “spot on.”

Which conjures memories of ex-Ute punter Tom Hackett, an Australian who described his trade as “kicking bacon down a field for people’s entertainment.”

It’s safe to say this man is fair dinkum in any language.

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