Derived from a famous quote by the iconic Merv, speaking on whether he scored on Australia Day:
"Mate, there are 364 days for hooking up with birds. Australia Day is about beers and mates."
The doctrine can be applied in various settings: ironically or sincerely, to show pride or hide shame, to rally the 'turbos' or to vibe out.
Are you cut Fiona left early last night?
Nah, I subscribe to The Merv Doctrine...