*** ****’s site sure knows how to pick the best people to become moderators. I only mentioned it a couple of days ago to dodgeman that you are worth your weight in gold with the good advice you share and you should be a moderator.
Just in case you didn’t know what I meant by “you little ripper!” it’s another Aussie saying. meaning delight or as a reaction to good news.
In the Aussie slang dictionary it’s listed as Ripper, you little
Thanks for your kind recommendation. Also, thanks for the Aussie translation. That is a new expression to me. The other day I had to do a Google search to understand the expression “fair dinkum”. I came away with some intersting history from that search. Have a great day!