The Great Aussie Dunny

  1. The Great Aussie Dunny or outhouse is an icon of the Australian landscape - I posted a couple of pictures in the "Do you close the door to pee" thread but in the process of finding the pictures came across this little gem of a story - enjoy!
  2. 11 Comments

  3. by   nursenoelle
  4. by   aimeee
    Great story!
  5. by   nowplayingEDRN
    OMG gwenith!!!!! That was the best thing for a slow Sunday morning at work......:chuckle:chuckle I thought I would fall outta the chair...good thing it had arms, huh?
  6. by   NurseRachy
    Hahahah - that is too funny!! Thanks for the good story.
  7. by   Shamrock
    :chuckle :chuckle
  8. by   Grace Oz
    Hahaha... good one gwenith!
    Growing up in the bush, I can relate to the good ol Aussie Dunny! LOL
    Thanks for the link.
  9. by   passing thru
    Great story, Gwenith !

    On one of these threads, I wish you would write some of the
    Aussie slang and then the English equivalent.
    I enjoy your threads, and stories.
    But, sometimes I don't know if it is a misspelling or a word.
    I'd get more out of the stories if I new the "english translation"

    for the uniquely Aussie language.
    from an Aussie "challenged" reader
  10. by   Mkue
    OMG, that was hilariously FUNNY !!!

    Love it:chuckle
  11. by   funnygirl_rn
    Gwenith....great story...& sooooooo funny!! :chuckle

    If one of my grand-mothers was still alive...I would print that story off just so she could read it..she would have loved it! Being a farm wife....they also had an out-house...prior to in-door plumbing. I remember when I was a little siblings & cousins would venture up to this ole' wooden out-house & stare down that infamous "hole".....wondering what else was down there! Heehee! Later, many years gone by....some kids came down her lane, & stole the out-house & used it as a Halloween prank....left it sitting in the middle of main street of our town!
  12. by   Mkue
    I'm definately going to share this story with others:chuckle
  13. by   Tookie
    Thanks Gwentih l am going to email this to my Dad - He grew up on a farm out Wagga Wagga way - 80 odd years ago - He will love it - l will also send it to work for the DT's it will be great to share with some of the residnts at both the Hostel and the Nursing Home