To an innocent pair of English ears in Sydney, it came as something of a shock. In the course of an office conversation, an Australian colleague casually described a certain inner-city suburb as being populated predominantly by "wogs". As others looked on, the general reaction was astonishment that the politically correct pom was taking offence. According to linguists, it could have started life as a shortened version of golliwog.
Wog Deputy Goes Off
Wog Deputy Goes Off
Superwog is an Australian television comedy series created by Theodore and Nathan Saidden. Based on their YouTube sketch comedies , the series premiered on 9 October , following a successful pilot aired in The series follows Theo "Superwog", his family and his friend Johnny as their ethnic heritage clashes with heartland suburbia. The six part series is the first original scripted series to air on ABC Comedy. I think it's because our parents didn't get along, so we'd find comfort in each other. We became closer because of my parents fighting. We derive a lot of observational comedy from their arguments.
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However Brisbane turned out to be shit which wasn't as good as dump, so Wogs checked out Melbourne and Adelaide , which were crap but Wogs considered crap to be better than shit , although not as good as dump but, at the time, Australia didn't have any dumps, only crap and shit. After careful consideration, Wogs realised their dream of living in a dump would never come true so they settled in the Adelaide and Melbourne craps. Four years later a group of Wogs discovered and migrated to garbage bin, which is now modern day Sydney , and are still yet to be found. In , Wog populations began expanding all over Adelaide and Melbourne and the native Australians , the VB Tribes of Westend Draught, became concerned with the ever-increasing presence of gold chains, Nissan Skylines, garlic odours and the constant screenings of My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Furthermore, the natives became concerned with language barriers, as natives used their mouths to talk whereas Wogs used unusual hand gestures which baffled psychologists and check-out chicks.
In Australia a wog is a person whose family has come from a Meditteranean country -- Italian, Greek, Lebanese, etc. It's an offensive term that people from northern and western European backgrounds use to hurt the feelings of southern Europeans and some Middle Easterners. But as with some offensive terms like the N word in America , the people who might be angry at being called a wog by a British-background Australian might actually call their cousins and friends wogs as an affectionate term of endearment. It stands for "Westernized Oriental Gentlemen", not offensive in itself, but the way it is used makes it offend people.