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bustedup commented on the word mallee bull
This is just a guess, but could it be linked to Malleable? The meanings don't seem to go together, but who knows.
May 26, 2009
rolig commented on the word mallee bull
That bull is rather, um, well bolloxed.
May 25, 2009
frogapplause commented on the word mallee bull
Beautiful animal. Thanks!
bilby commented on the word mallee bull
Think so ... I'm not a bull expert ;-) I don't recall Australia having native bulls, although there are all kinds of domesticated animals gone feral, including buffalo and banteng.
He looks like a water buffalo. Are these bulls domesticated?
There's a statue of a mallee bull in the main street of the town of Birchip, where my great great grandfather was the village blacksmith.
May 23, 2009
See mallee. Not to be confused with Ern Malley, tee-hee!
But what is "mallee"?
Australianism - usually heard in the phrase, 'as fit as a mallee bull', i.e. in good shape.