September 07, 2007

djatam!

So the other day, I was dropping all the language mob home after we'd been at Ngukurr School teaching language for the afternoon, when 5 men in the back of the troopy, our Ritharrล‹u and Wรคgilak teachers, very quickly raised their feet off the floor saying djatam! djatam!

And this is why:

4 comments:

Emma said...

eeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwww....
What is that thing??!!!

Local Whiteboy said...

It is a 'Don't-let-it-bite-you-on-the-arse' thing.

IT REALLY REALLY REALLY HURTS!

I couldn't sit down properly for days.

Mostly only a problem during the wet season, especially during heavy rains as they seek higher ground, meaning my bed.

Bastard animal.

Sophie said...

Gardiiii

aquabot said...

What's that bug...on the dry soil...!! You want to say that this is what it worth in the town...It really looks scary....