the bush telegraph

the bush telegraph

  (British & Australian)
the way in which people quickly pass important information to other people, especially by talking News of the redundancies spread immediately on the bush telegraph.
See beat about the bush
See also: bush, telegraph
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She also told how she left the show on medical grounds and spoke to a psychiatrist in the Bush Telegraph regularly.
In the Bush Telegraph, George started to cry and was really upset.
It's old fashioned sexism," Charlie later told the Bush Telegraph.
He added: "I get some bizarre requests in the Bush Telegraph but Justin asks me for a chicken sandwich every day.
He dumped Carly's possessions in the Bush Telegraph, commenting in footage to be shown tonight: "One gone, nine to go, see you later.
Later in the Bush Telegraph, Cerys spoke for the first time of her feelings for Marc.
You have broken Phina Oruche down in 10 days," she told the Bush Telegraph.
But, by the time they arrived at the Bush Telegraph to collect their prize - the cheesecake had been eaten by a rat.
So we are having to rely on the bush telegraph to let people know it is for sale.
Running down from the Bush Telegraph, she yelled "I'm staying - but I need a big hug.
Jordan later told the Bush Telegraph she thought Lydon secretly feared being evicted.
Danniella earlier opened her heart in the Bush Telegraph, saying she needed to attend one of the group counselling sessions which have been a central part of her life since she stopped taking drugs.
Hot on the heels of 'war driving' (see Dangerous driving , May 2001) comes 'war chalking', the digital equivalent of the bush telegraph for hackers looking for unprotected wireless Internet access.
Later David confessed in the Bush Telegraph "She's producing the goods now.
Later in the Bush Telegraph, Cerys - now a 14-1 outsider after being 4-1 to win the show last week-spoke for the first time of her feelings for Marc.