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- n. Plural form of bodgie.
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Then, while the "high priest" performed a gross act of indecency, the girl swore the "widgies 'oath" on the "bodgies 'bible".
It is alleged that the "high priest" made the girls participate in lewd rituals, swear a profane oath on "the bodgies 'bible" and worship at a "bodgies 'altar".
Examples include Pat Booth's 'Catch a falling star: Christchurch's newspaper blues' (1991), Carroll du Chateau's 'Why two old bodgies couldn't save the Star' (1991, about the Auckland Star) and Jim Tucker's 'Sunday snooze' (1994, about Auckland's Sunday newspapers).
After more than 30 years of rocking the border towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads, the bodgies and widgies are packing up the Brylcreem and bobby socks and driving their Chevrolets and Cadillacs into the sunset when the festival wraps up after being held on the Gold Coast for the last time this week.
-- 1991b, 'Why two old bodgies couldn't save the Star', Metro, Sept., pp. 96-107.