yabba


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yabba

(ˈjæbə)
n
(Recreational Drugs) slang a form of methamphetamine
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In his film, Kotcheff establishes that isolation with a 360pan around Tiboonda, the tiny outback town that Sydney import schoolteacher John Grant (Gary Bond) cannot wait to escape from during the Christmas holidays, leading inexorably to his being waylaid in the Yabba. In Stenders' rendition, the isolation is introduced with an immediate stab of terror.
During the Bodyline series of 1932-33, Douglas Jardine was told to stop swatting away flies because "they are your only friends here", while on another occasion, frustrated by a batsman's inability, Yabba instructed the bowler to send down "a grand piano and see if he can play that instead".
These flash-cuts are one of the ways in which Kotcheff evokes the instability of John's subjective experience: the repeated flashes continually return to John with the intensity of a sense memory, the ocean water contrasting with the blasting heat of The Yabba and its surroundings.
Or, as that great philosopher, Mr F Flintsone would say, when it comes to self-obsessed photography, please just Yabba Dabba Don't.
For a while after the stroke, he couldn't talk at all, just make sounds that he calls "yabba yabba."
The paleontology team at the Natural History Museum has cause to celebrate with a hearty "yabba dabba doo." Acquiring a stegosaurus specimen as unspoiled and intact as Sophie has to be considered a fantastic achievement.
Contract awarded for tenders are invited from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the construction of flood restoration works consisting of a 12m single span psc deck unit bridge and associated reinforce concrete floodway approaches crossing yabba creek on derrier road, imbil.an excel spreadsheet of the schedule of rates has been provided for the convenience of the tenderers.
No one, surely, was drawn in by the singing and no one, surely, was seduced by such lyrical gems as this anthem: YABBA DABBA DOO Yabba dabba doo, we support the boys in blue.
We also sampled similar desserts at the Yabba Pot in Baltimore and the Bashful Banana on the boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey.
As the gleeful lawyers must be saying: "Yabba Dabba Doo!" USA DISNEY has become the first American media company to ban junk food adverts on kids' shows.
The Timmy Time Nursery Playset (pounds 29.99) includes two fun poseable characters, Timmy and cheeky Yabba the duck, plus, a super 'magic reveal' easel on which the picture appears when brushed with water.
According to Thebabywebsite.com, the silly father's trademark grunt, which even entered the Oxford English Dictionary in 2001, piped Fred Flintstone's "yabba dabba doo".