RDP Thursday: DINKUM

Here is your Ragtag Daily Prompt for Thursday,  1 August 2019  —  DINKUM!

dinkum (ˈdɪŋkəm)


  1. genuine or right: a dinkum bloke.
  2. fair dinkum genuine or true: used to emphasize the truth of something or in asking for the truth of something to beconfirmed: Back to the states? Fair dinkum?.
  3. dinkum oil archaic the truth
[C19: from English dialect: work, of unknown origin]


This was a very frequently used word in my Uni days. As I continued my meeting today discussing fair wages (and calling someone’s bluff), I started hearing / recalling my schoolmates way of saying fair dinkums at different things when we were in school. So here we go~ the prompt of the day. 😀

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    1. I’m so glad you like it!! ❤ ❤ I was so nervous after posting it, because I wasn't sure how people would take it. But I have always enjoyed learning new words from different parts of the world and playing with them from a very different angle, so I hope it's okay. Have fun!!


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