On the size of the town dam:

Whoi, it’s so small Oi could spit half-way across it.

(A voice: You’re out of order, Mr Doyle.)

Yis, and if Oi weren’t, Oi could spit right across it.

— Tom Doyle, mayor of Kanowna, Australasian Post, October 30, 1958. Quoted in Bill Wannan’s Come in Spinner

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