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plethora commented on the word wollongong
Presumably more people in my town holiday in Wollongong than in Wooloomooloo, and so the latter does not need a nickname. *shrug*
April 16, 2008
frindley commented on the word wollongong
Name not my nemesis! That particular tennis player was the bane of my existence from kindergarten until third class. I had quite forgotten about her nickname, which seems to have been completely taken over by the city, with such elegant coinings as the "Sydney to the Gong" charity bike ride.
bilby commented on the word wollongong
Cute, pleth. Not to be confused with Wooloomooloo?
In my little part of NSW Wollongong is known as "Woolly".
Apparently Evonne Cawley nee Goolagong was referred to affectionately as 'the Gong'.
Pronounced: woollen-gongCan also be referred to as "the gong"Lovely place, on the coast south of Sydney. Good university.