DRESSED UP LIKE A POX DOCTOR'S CLERK:The pox in the expression is smallpox and the expression is used in Australia and has been.In Reply to: Pox Doctor posted by Peter Ketteringham on October 30, What is the origin of the phrase 'Dressed like a pox doctor's clerk'?.In This Entry. ▫ In phrases; done up like a pox doctor's clerk (also dressed up, mockered up) (UK/Aus.) got up like a pox-doctor's clerk [SE got up, dressed up] .Pox Doctor's Clerks A few posts ago I mentioned the loss of Australian slang and the increasing Americanisation of language and culture.This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears below. PDF extract preview. Request Permissions. If you wish to reuse any or all of this.Dressed up like a pox doctor's clerk Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries. Slang Dictionaries. Australian Slang. dressed flashily.We didn't get much joy on the origins of the expression ''Dressed up like a pox doctor's clerk'' (Column 8, Friday), but Jack Russell, of Bayview."Dressed like a pox Doctor' Clerk" is another. Its a difficult call when a term or expression means nothing to the user, or indeed in the user's.The Pox Doctor's Clerk [Walter Cockshaw] on lubasal.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.The Pox Doctor's Clerk has 9 ratings and 1 review. June said: Gives an insight to what working as a volunteer in an A&E dept. of a busy Midlands hospital.ALLYN HICKS SYDNEY - One of my favourite Australian novels is David Ireland's 'The Glass Canoe'. It is set in a mythical suburban West.The latest Tweets from pox doctor's clerk (@poxdoctorsclerk). dubious character in cheap, flashy gear. Supports Manchester City and Celtic but not very.Its been years since I've heard this one,but I suddenly said it the other day,out of the blue. "You're all dressed up like a pox doctors clerk" I got.done up like a pox doctor's clerk. flash as a rat with gold teeth. mockered up. pooned up. Foods. cackleberry (egg). chook (chicken). cocky's joy (golden syrup) .Lyrics for The Smile of a Pox Doctor's Clerk by Beau. If knowledge is power, and power is all, There surely was never a worthier call. It was, I.Pox Doctor Clerk by Magic Brother, released 19 December Stream The Smile of a Pox Doctor's Clerk by Beau from desktop or your mobile device.