sin bin

Prof. R. Sussex r.sussex at MAILBOX.UQ.EDU.AU
Sat Mar 2 06:32:01 UTC 2002

"Sin bin" is endemic in Australia, and being an echo phrase helps it
stay in use. There is also "blood bin", another echo phrase, where
players are sent for running repairs.

Roly Sussex


Roly Sussex
Professor of Applied Language Studies
Department of French, German, Russian, Spanish and Applied Linguistics
School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies
The University of Queensland
Queensland 4072

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