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grey ghost

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EtymologyEdit

  • (parking inspector): Reputedly a reference to the grey uniforms once worn; the term remaining even though the uniforms have changed.

NounEdit

grey ghost (plural grey ghosts)

  1. (Australia, Melbourne, Sydney) A parking inspector, a person issuing tickets fining vehicles parked illegally or for too long.
    1998 July 18, Grey ghosts turn a blind eye, Sydney Morning Herald.
  2. (Australia) The bonefish species Albula neoguinaica.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1990, Richard Allan, Australian Fish and How to Catch Them, Landsdowne Publishing, ISBN 1-86302-674-6.