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Wemba Wemba [xww]
Source: Australian National Dictionary Centre/Barry Blake/Luise Hercus
Moomba is the name of a carnival held annually in Melbourne. While its folk etymology is "Let's get together and have fun", in fact 'moom' (mum) in some Victorian Aboriginal languages (such as Wemba Wemba) means 'buttocks' or 'anus', and 'ba' is a suffix meaning 'at' or 'in'.

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