One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Our guide, Peter, pointed out the cormorants, kites and spoonbills resting in the gums and coolabah trees and warned us about the Joe Blakes.’
- ‘Strange to say, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Atlas of Moonee Nature Reserve doesn't list this Joe Blake.’
2NZ The shakes; delirium tremens.
a fit of trembling, delirium tremens, tremorsView synonyms
- ‘It's enough to give a bloke the Joe Blakes.’
- ‘It looks like someone who has been binge drinking woke up with the "Joe Blakes."’
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