On Tap: A Calvacade of Trivia and Tall Stories Celebrating 200 Years of the Australian Pub

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Wakefield Press, 1999 - Humor - 168 pages
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On Tap delves into the annals of pub-lore to discover funny, sad, illuminating and intriguing episodes and incidents in the life of this great Australian institution. The author has collected anecdotes, serious history, folklore tall stories and urban myths about Australians and pubs.
  

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Contents

Tell em I died game
13
Feeding time at the
25
Pressing the flesh
37
The dry argument
49
Pub culture
61
Guests of Her Majestys Hotel
85
Keepers of the peace
97
Lawson and Lalor
107
Wattle it
119
Raising a sweat
129
Welcome to the wreckingball
143
Authors note
158
Index of pubs
164
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