- From Esky ("brand name"), a brand name originally owned by Malley's Ltd, of Sydney, Australia, from 1952; since genericised. Apparently derived from eskimo. (Wiktionary)
“A man sits on a park bench with an "esky", an Australian chilled picnic box.”
“A young couple pack the boot of their car from their third floor balcony, throwing everything from a ball and frisbee through to the iconic Australian 'esky' (plastic ice box).”
“By Havock, December 9, 2009 @ 7: 23 am oh Fuck!, we nearly screwed up big fkn time, each vehicle gets a fkn big arse esky as well!.”
“- Try to ‘install’ everything below half the height of the esky.”
“I love my short bread straight from the fridge as petticoat triangles (and the bargain hunter in me loves buying it for half-price in the sales post Christmas) – I discovered this the year we camped over Christmas at the beach and my short bread ended up in the esky and made the perfect hang over food on Christmas Morning.”
“Try to ‘install’ everything below half the height of the esky.”
“Hotel worker Gabriel Winner - who requested the name of the hotel not be used - says the agitated guest brought the esky to reception early yesterday morning.”
“She does have a UHF and DOES have a hands free car phone and ki and she does has a STATE of the art CD/MP3, cd cdr fkn fkn cd player radio thingamajig as well and she DOES have satellite navigations too…AND, its dual fkn fuel to keep try huggers happy, my wallet thicker so MORE piss can be bought and stashed in the esky in the back of the beast.”
“I personally think that no best seller is complete until the main protagonist has to endure some testing moments trying to locate the cheddar in the esky.”
“That day he led the way in light-hearted banter, handed out iced drinks from the front seat esky on request, provided wisdom, commentary and largesse as he commanded the narrow aisles.”
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