One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An item of food that suggests the hardship and deprivation of outback life.‘the blokes they were feeding had lived most of their lives on Barcoo sandwiches’
- ‘He taught the little bloke to cook corn beef and carrots and how to make a Barcoo Sandwich.’
- ‘It will keep the flies away long enough for you to make a Barcoo sandwich.’
- ‘On the trek south they invented the Bulloo omelette, which down the years outranked the Barcoo sandwich in popular repute.’
- ‘It's better'n a barcoo sandwich, but only just.’
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