: she's apples Everything is fine, all is well. Australian English often uses the feminine pronoun 'she' where standard English would use 'it'. For example, instead of 'it'll be right' Australians say 'she'll be right'. 'She's apples' was originally rhyming slang- 'apple and spice' or 'apple and rice' for 'nice'. The phrase has now lost all connection with its rhyming slang origin.

Australian idioms. 2014.

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