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The tale of Limestone Lizzie

By Solidarity - 27 August 2012 51

Hey guys,

Someone just told me a quick story about some prostitute named Limestone Lizzie… Sounds like a bit of a story, anyone got any stories to tell? Did she actually exist?

Cheers

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The tale of Limestone Lizzie
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Evil_Kitten 6:11 pm
27 Aug 12
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Yes, she exists. I believe she was in the news a few years back but I can’t remember what for?

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Disposable 6:13 pm
27 Aug 12
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She definitely existed around 15 years ago. The rumour is that she is dead now. The other rumour is that someone made a website about her back in the day.

One thing that is true is a really churchy Defence colleague of mine once pulled over genuinely to see if she needed a lift. She then proceeded to rattle off prices and he floored it in disgust.

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Proboscus 6:53 pm
27 Aug 12
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Limestone Lizzie aka Mary is not a myth. In fact, after not seeing her turning tricks on Limestone Avenue for a few years, I saw her twice last week between 4:30pm and 4:45pm standing near the Mt. Ainslie turnoff trying to wave down traffic (times inserted for the lonely and desperate).

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Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 7:00 pm
27 Aug 12
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Disposable said :

She definitely existed around 15 years ago. The rumour is that she is dead now. The other rumour is that someone made a website about her back in the day.

One thing that is true is a really churchy Defence colleague of mine once pulled over genuinely to see if she needed a lift. She then proceeded to rattle off prices and he floored it in disgust.

Yeah she is real. Heard a lot of story’s about her but don’t know if any are true. But I did used to see her every day around maybe 8 years ago driving to jobs. Used to wear a lot of leapord print. She disappeared and a more younger, attractive woman took over for maybe 6 monthes then she disappeared as well.

Limestone lizzie kind of reminds me of the junkie gf of the window washer on northbourne. She wore clothes that from a distance made her look like a young woman but up close a drugged out mess of a human.

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Sandman 7:09 pm
27 Aug 12
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Used to see her doing the walk between the war memorial and Mt Ainslie turnoff when we were running rental cars between the Airport and city around 2000. I heard she died 5 or so years ago.

Sorry, no real “stories” to tell. Not even the most deviate of my co-workers would go there, although several did stop to find out her rates.

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bigfeet 7:31 pm
27 Aug 12
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milkman 7:32 pm
27 Aug 12
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Spykler 7:41 pm
27 Aug 12
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A very real person, and yes she died in 2007. I accompanied a close friend who was up on a drink driving charge in the early 00’s and she was there fronting for her 188th time for solicitation.She certainly lit the courtroom up with her actions and colourful language. I recall her ‘patch’ was between ADFA and the war memorial in the late afternoons.

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Skidbladnir 8:09 pm
27 Aug 12
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It would be truly extraordinary if Original Lizzy were still doing a trade.
Some people believe she finally moved somewhere warm, others that she died in 2007, and a small few believe she merely became the Stig.

Although unfortunate people buying franchises with the Lizzy name to gain a loyal customer base holds a certain comedic appeal.

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poetix 8:14 pm
27 Aug 12
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I wonder if anyone at all remembers her real name?

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Frustrated 9:00 pm
27 Aug 12
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She is real and not a fable/myth. I heard she had been walking that patch for decades.

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bundah 9:08 pm
27 Aug 12
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poetix said :

I wonder if anyone at all remembers her real name?

According to http://ca.nberra.com/index.php/2012/01/limestone-lizzie-the-musical/ Elizabeth Reginavic

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artuoui 9:19 pm
27 Aug 12
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‘Limestone Lizzie’ – I can see the next folksy public art sculpture coming along right now.

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kakosi 12:54 am
28 Aug 12
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She existed and was a nuisance – once I had to swerve to avoid her as she’d “strayed” onto the road. Not sure who was more pathetic, her or the men who picked her up.

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Deref 8:20 am
28 Aug 12
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artuoui said :

‘Limestone Lizzie’ – I can see the next folksy public art sculpture coming along right now.

I could get behind public art sculptures of local characters like Limestone Lizzy.

Lindsay the Window Washer is amazingly resilient for a bloke who’s looked to be at death’s door for the last five years, but when he finally drops off the twig I’d love to see a statue of him on his chosen corner. Mind you, he could well outlive me at this rate.

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