Working in Woolloomooloo, I am contunally asked to spell
it to people when giving them out address. Often, I deal with idiots
who still laugh at the word "Woolloomooloo", and I have to spell it several times, even though they've lived in Sydney
for all their lives.
If I'm taking to someone I don't like, I'll sometimes give my suburb
as "East Sydney", as the postcode is the same, the street I'm in goes through both suburbs, and I never need to spell it.
Woolloomooloo is one of the most fun words to pronounce (yell it out a window some random night). Here's how to do it in a local
A better description:
Wooluh (like a sheep's fleece