One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A farmer whose business is growing wheat.‘you can't expect a wheat cocky to be paying social visits at harvest time’
- ‘It's the sort of embarrassment that the maize-grower of Argentina and the Australian wheat-cocky suffers from.’
- ‘For six days out of seven, he was a wheat cocky.’
- ‘I'm thinkin' it's all over with me as a wheat-cocky.’
- ‘I once worked for a wheat cocky up that way.’
- ‘He could not resist another jibe at the lowly wheat cockies.’
- ‘He was an old wheat cocky from way back.’
- ‘A wheat cocky hauled us out with a couple of Clydesdales.’
- ‘The wheat cocky interested me because he had been a soldier.’
- ‘He looked more like the President of a suburban council than a struggling wheat-cocky.’
- ‘How on earth d'you come to marry a wheat-cocky?’
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