One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘With Saudi Arabia's strict no alcohol regime, the writers didn't think it was a natural home for Britain's booze-loving brickies.’
- ‘Many a visiting brickie has succumbed to a heart attack after viewing walling here.’
- ‘This is because a brickie becomes acclimatised to the sun's rays, whereas an office worker is more likely to sunburn.’
- ‘I went to the farthest part of the site and joined a gang of brickies clearing up.’
- ‘Having successfully relocated the bridge, there's no job too big for the nation's favourite brickies.’
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