austrotard wrote:spot the austrian bigfeet for $5..I read this and thought to myself, there's no way the Austrians with all their colo(u)rful lingo would use something as blase as bigfoot.
I was correct.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yowie is one of several names given to a hominid reputed to live in the Australian wilderness. The creature has its roots in Aboriginal oral history. In parts of Queensland, they are known as quinkin (or as a type of quinkin), and as joogabinna, in parts of New South Wales they are called jurrawarra, myngawin, puttikan, gubba, doolaga, gulaga and thoolagal. Other names include yahoo, yaroma, noocoonah, wawee, pangkarlangu, jimbra and tjangara."