Definitions

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  • proper n. The Royal Queensland Show.

Etymologies

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The show was originally called the Brisbane Exhibition, commonly shortened to Ekka.

Examples

  • Show, aka the Ekka, at Brisbane's RNA Showgrounds.

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  • Brisbane Ekka to offer fresh fruit showbag in Australian first THE Royal Queensland Show - better known as the Ekka - will offer a fresh fruit showbag in an Australian first move away from the traditional show tucker of dagwood dogs, chips and fairy floss.

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  • I don't have a site for the baker of the first cake, but it was on display at the 'Ekka' in Brisbane, Australia a few years ago.

    Sunday Sweets: Lord of the Rings

  • Continuum 5 and Ekka 2009 sketches « Errantry

    Continuum 5 and Ekka 2009 sketches

  • On Wednesday last week I went to the Ekka (Brisbane Exhibition = Queensland Show = State Fair), and on Friday morning Aimee and I flew to Melbourne for Continuum 5 (had to get up incredibly early – I booked my tickets when I lived closer to the airport).

    Continuum 5 and Ekka 2009 sketches

  • You might find someone through the Ekka website who can tell you who the baker was.

    Sunday Sweets: Lord of the Rings

  • The psychological effects of the Ekka holiday cannot be discounted, but still I did intend to work on my thesis.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • I look at the glittery hair of the kewpie doll I got from the Ekka and I feel spiritually fulfilled every time.

    Summer Lovin', Happened So Fast

  • The bullseye is as big as a bloody possum's bum and it don't move and it's not firing back at ya like the Johnsons did when our big scrubber bull got into their prize cows before the Ekka last year!

    April 3rd, 2007

  • Shall we just say it was part of the spoils of the Totally Girls show bag bought at the Ekka.

    Training Tiara

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