Good Old Plonk

Good Old Plonk

Taken from an article, “Plonk: a language lover’s guide to Australian drinking”, in The Conversation on 21 July by Howard Manns, lecturer in linguistics, Monash University: Plonk is perhaps Australia’s best-known word for alcohol. It originally meant cheap, fortified wine but over time came to mean any cheap alcohol. In terms of origins, lexicographer Bruce Moore […]