- From sand + groper. The sense “Western Australian” may originate either as a reference to the relatively large proportion of desert in the state or to gold mining during the rushes of the 19th Century. (Wiktionary)
“Dr Yobbo, should have stayed with Triple M! over here in sandgroper land we had 96 ‘top aussie’ songs.”
“Mr Jones is a sandgroper through and through, and has dedicated many years to getting WA's fair share of grants and pushing for galleries to procure WA works on a number of different boards.”
“It would be rather better if the savage sandgroper could say why he thought the idea itself wasn't a goer, rather than persecuting its promoter.”
“By virty, November 20, 2009 @ 10:22 pm if your into surfin’ necronauts and drugged out hippies, tim wintons “breath” is a fair read even for a fkn sandgroper. he’s even discovered my top secret breaks outta margaret river and those killer lefts on the eyre peninsular. hasn’t done the rock/coral shelf rights and lefts off of the old albany whaling station salmon holes tho’.”
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