Yabba – A witty barracker

Yabba was a legendary barracker, heckler renowned for his witticisms from The Hill at the SCG in the early 20thC. One wonders how he would fare at AFL footy these days!

Two types of wit

Australian crowds contain their fair share of wits: funny, insightful, ridiculous, subversive, and a bit naughty. They are often men. They are good-natured, but not always. A lot of amusing bile is launched in the outer, and from the members pavilion as well. I have heard many an amusing comment which has won for that [Read more]