bush week

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Apparently from an actual attempt to organise a Bush Festival in Sydney in 1919; the idea then being extended to the present figurative use. [1]


bush week ‎(plural bush weeks)

  1. (Australia, informal) An imagined or symbolic time when assumedly unsophisticated people from the bush come to the city, likely to be preyed on by tricksters there.[1]
    What do you think this is, bush week? (= What do you take me for? ; Do you think I'm an idiot?)


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Bush week", Kel Richards (presenter), Australian Broadcasting Commission News Radio article.