shit a brick! excl.
(orig. Aus.) an excl. of extreme surprise, annoyance.
|Set This House on Fire 465: Shit a brick, how am I going to give him any blood?|
|Barry McKenzie [comic strip] in Complete Barry McKenzie (1988) 17: Shit a brick, there’s fifteen and a zac on the clock already.|
|A Bottle of Sandwiches 89: Shit a bloody brick. Bloody dirty stinkin’ rotten bastard. [Ibid.] 206: ‘Shit a bloody pebble,’ he said.|
|Breaking Out 125: Shit-a-brick, you only have to look twice at some of the blokes in that town to get thumped on the bloody head.|
|Mooi Street (1994) 40: Shit a brick!‘Under the Oaks’ in|
|Mooi Street (1994) 91: spider: Fuck a Duck. jessica: Oh my God. What happened? [...] spider: Shit a brick.‘Boo to the Moon’ in|
|Syndey Morn. Herald 7 June 35/5: Fart a crowbar if the book didn’t go down quicker the the first cold tinnie at a butcher’s picnic.|
|Mad Cows 93: Shit a brick, Alex! Maddy panicked.|
|Roger’s Profanisaurus in Viz 87 Dec. n.p.: shit a brick 1. interj. Exclamation of surprise. […].|
|Sydney Morn. Herald 23 Jan. 18/1: ‘Ohhh, shit a f—ing brick. I have doing 60-second f—ing commercials’.|
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. 185: shit a brick!/shit a brick and fart a crowbar Extreme exclamation. ANZ c.1925. [...] shit a brick and build a house Exclamation, often at unexpected good luck.|