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Earbash : constant nagging, non-stop chatter
Earwig: eavesdropper; to eavesdrop
Easterner : a Western Australian term for a person from the Eastern States
Easy as pushing shit uphill with a toothpick : extremely hard, almost impossible
Easy as spearing an eel with a spoon : extremely hard, almost impossible
Egg beater : helicopter
Egg boiler : bowler hat
Ekka : the Brisbane Exhibition, an annual show
Esky : large insulated food/drink container for picnics, barbecues etc.
Exy : very expensive
El cheapo : cheap and nasty; a cost cutting person
Emu : a ground bird of great speed, indigenous to Australia and a dead ringer to the ostrich
Emu : earbasher, someone who talks excessively; a real bore of a person
Entree : An appetizer
Engaged : Busy or occupied. E.g. "I did call ya', but ya' were engaged"
Extra grouse : Extra special; better than terrific