|aerial ping pong||
- (derisive and/or humorous) Australian rules football.
Etymology: A reference to the football going up and down the ground by long high kicks. (Reference: http://www.anu.edu.au/andc/res/aewords/aewords_ab.php Australian National Dictionary Centre at the w:Australian National University, Australian National University).
- 1965: 'Australian Rules draws bigger crowds in Melbourne than Rugby in Sydney.' 'What?' Sydney Sam would say, 'that's not football, mate, it's aerial ping-pong.' — w:Frank Hardy, Frank Hardy, The Yarns of Billy Borker page 43, quoted in G. A. Wilkes, A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms, second edition, 1985, w:Sydney University Press, Sydney University Press, ISBN 0-424-00113-6.
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