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  • I used to make my Aussie friends giggle uncontrollably when I told them about a local plumbing service called Roto-Rooter.

    May 8, 2009

  • The 'joke' is that a root barrier is of course a device implanted in the ground to prevent plant roots from disturbing other facilities such as water pipes, pavements and so on.

    May 8, 2009

  • Australian colloquialism. Root being slang for fornication. Is also be referred to as a cock blocker in some parts of Australia.

    An object, action, location or third party that acts as a barrier to the hooking up with or consummation of a couple - specifically from engaging in sexual activity.

    May 8, 2009