Humour

The Whinging Welshman

While this all encompassing, if inaccurate label causes no offense to me, it does to some. This is especially so when preceded by ‘whinging’ or ‘bloody’ and whilst the precise etymology eludes me, it is worth noting that even the Australians are unsure of exactly where or how the word ‘Pom’ originated.

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Hem

– Australian noun

1. a cut of meat from the heavy-muscled part of a hog’s rear quarter, between hip and hock, usually cured.
2. that part of a hog’s hind leg.
3. the part of the leg back of the knee.