Isn’t Australian just such a lovely language?

Australia’s Declining Use Of Frangers Means STIs Are At All-Time Highs


It’s obvious from the context what is meant but where in buggery* did that word come from?

And I thought there was some joke about sellotape or something, not frangers?

*Possibly not quite the correct word there. Although “But now more than 1760 cases have been recorded – predominantly gay males between the ages of 20 and 39.” maybe it is, maybe it is.

10 thoughts on “Isn’t Australian just such a lovely language?”

  1. Tank is spot on – it was the big-standard term in my youth. Literally haven’t heard it for years or seen it in print for decades.

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