Sunday, 17 December 2006

Stubbies







Stubbies = a brand of work, school and casual shorts
Hubbies = husbands
Bubbies = well, babies, but poetic licence for young kids...
Subbies = sub-contractors
Tubbies = overweight people

15 comments:

  1. :)
    i like this adverts.
    make me smile...
    have a nice day, sally~~

    jing
    shanghai daily photo

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  2. Cute, cute! And I can't say that about all advertising. I like the hubbies.

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  3. Very cute post with a great linguistic slant! We'll all be speaking ASL (Australian as a second language) pretty soon.
    -Kim

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  4. oo yu are aweful -- as the late comedian said -- LOL

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  5. So you found them all? Well done!

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  6. What No Shrimp on the Barbie???
    :)

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  8. this ad really works! it caught my interest and i had to read on.. and have a second look.

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  9. Brilliantly Aussie, great catch!

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  10. Sally,
    where do the stubbies come into relation with the stubby holder? Any link? I'm confused.

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  11. Aaaah, well they are different stubbies. THOSE stubbies are these (with stubby holders):

    http://home.asparagine.net/ant/bloguploads/stubbies.jpg

    Stubbies are short beer bottles, and the holders help keep the beer cool!

    [Sally}

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  12. thanks for this visual aids - it's always helpful to extend the ozzy-lingo! :)

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  13. Hey Sally! Hilarious..and I had to do a double-take...thought I read "STUBBIES IN STUBBIES!" Don't think any guy would be caught dead being called a "Stubbie!" LOLOL! Thanks for the laugh! Great campaign! ;-)

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