1) An apple crossed with a coconut.
Which is used as a form of currency in Bristol UK where the Sydney Opera House has just been built
2) A completely made up word meant as an insult, possibly a combination of the words "nob" and "horse" said at the same time. Origins believed to be from The Ranmoor area of Sheffield, where many confused west-country travellers find themselves trapped in a deadley war of apple bounce and cooridoor bowling
Farmer 1: "I'll give you ten norse for that ay sheep aaay.."
Farmer II: "well, at the end of the day, she aint worth less dan fourteen an a 'alf norse mate,"
Farmer I: "water of a ducks back...."
Alex: "not bein funny wid u bud, but that is the worst thing in the wor-ld"