Recently this TV commercial caught my attention because the voiceover is a wonderful poem about Australian pub culture. Listen to the advertisement then read the poem and see if you understand all the language.
To the pub the local the front bar the rubbedy to the schooies to the sevens to the pots the pints the ponies and the ponies and the dogs and to sure things and shouting to the sticky carpet and roaring fires to the dance floor to the cheeky beer the quiet beer here, hold my beer to the G and T house white just the light it's quiet tonight to in off the black singlets and skivvies triple twenties to the bouncer the bussie the licencee to the boys the girls the old man the first date the last date to wetting heads to working late to fallen mates to gig it long two dollars three songs to the winner trivia Newton John to cock rock and rock gods to acoustic wonders wailing wonderwall to last drinks taps off kicking on house lights call it a night to leaving quietly the sake of the neighbours to the pub
Please let me know if there are mistakes in the transcription. I wasn’t sure about some words such as “schooies” (schooners).
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