truckie


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truckie

(ˈtrʌkɪ)
n
informal Austral a truck driver
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A parent raising a newborn child and a truckie looking to meet an impossibly tight deadline, are high-stress situations.
Titles provide the backstory, in informal language: 'Gary's old Morris packed up' and he was arrested on a vagrancy charge, while Jack was left by 'his truckie mate' after a big night in the town on his way to Newcastle.
The rescued waif, Henry, a tiny "rescue dog" puppy with a gammy leg, found at a squalid cesspit near a truckie stop in Saar more than a year ago, and the subject of letters and columns in the GDN, has at last found a home.
In Lead with Wisdom the Australian philosopher, historian, businessman and former brickie and truckie uses the analogy of mud to describe the elements of wisdom as they contribute to the human structures we build; and to leadership in particular.
Tipping the scales at 31st, the truckie would stop at garages for food on the go.
The backing for McGhee began to grow more audible and, taking a lead from the truckie, an insightful taxi driver stopped to give his righteous opinion.
Perth-based former roofer and truckie Renae Wauhop explained why she chose to ditch the road and enter the beauty contest.
Holly/Solace introduces us to an interesting cast of supporting characters: from her previous life at secure unit Templeton House, her beloved Miko 'pronounced my-co', mates Grace and Trim, foster parents Ray and Fiona--'the kind of person who dresses poorer than she is and saves the whales'--and, on the road, from Oxford student Chloe to vegan truckie Phil.
The child wrapped it in a baby blanket, cuddled it and cooed: "Don't worry, little truckie, everything will be all right.
The new rig--to use truckie talk--is a Daf LF55 E18 cab chassis, and the pantec was also built by SVM.
And Blakemore is brimming with confidence that his paint-sprayer, carpet-layer, three plumbers, teacher, road-digger and stripping truckie will give the Coca-Cola League One side the fright of their lives.