Nash, Joshua: Buggered if I know where I am: the stories behind Australia’s weird and wonderful place names

Nash, Joshua

Buggered if I know where I am: the stories behind Australia’s weird and wonderful place names‘, The Conversation, 24 October 2016

Just what it says, in case you always wanted to know about Chinamans Knob, Governors Knob, Iron Knob, Nimbin’s Blue Knob, Spanker Knob, and Yorkeys Knob. And so on. I wonder if it includes the derivation of the Victorian village of Katamatite, which is supposedly the question asked of his wife, Kate, by bloke returning from pub. (Work it out, folks.) The article is sort of a review of a book called Mount Buggery to Nowhere Else by Eamon Evans.

 

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