Way back in a peculiar little book became an Australian publishing sensation. Let Stalk Strine, a lexicon of modern Australian usage by. EnglishPlease ;-). Sblooding lish! Woz amateur, karen chair blye reet jamon grill? LetStalkStrine by Affabeck Lauder, a fabulous book on strine of all forms. Afferbeck Lauder was the pseudonym used by Alastair Ardoch Morrison (21 September – 15 March ), an Australian graphic artist and author who in the s documented Strine in the song With Air Chew and a series of books beginning with Let Stalk Strine (Ure Smith, Sydney, Australia, ).

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Morrison illustrated the books and also used the pseudonym Al Terego. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Jonathan Corbett added it Feb 13, Lists with This Book.

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Probably you’d be better off to read it in reflection after about six months, as by then it would serve to explain some things you couldn’t fully comprehend at the time.


Angela Randall marked it as to-read Jul 11, Feb 02, Emma Glaisher added it. He was the brother of the journalist and playwright Guy Morrison. Craig Ware marked it as to-read Oct 04, I have to say I didn’t find it very useful as a phrasebook. Bledisholm marked it as to-read Dec 24, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Shay marked it as to-read Mar 20, Karin marked it as to-read Apr 11, Ursula Sarnthein marked it as to-read Nov 04, Tom marked it as to-read Dec 06, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Strine is a term coined in and subsequently used to describe a joke or made-up “language” purportedly spoken by Australians whose accents frequently run words together in a type of liaison. David Tait marked it as to-read Jan 07, Oh, does no one else remember this book?


Strine – Australian “Spewffle climber treely” – It’s a beautiful climate, really “Emma chisit” – How much is it? Jan 08, Josephine Waite rated it liked it. The first two presented Australian written phonetically to appear as another language, the next two lampooned the clipped, almost strangled variety of upper-class English speech in the same way.

Andrew marked it as to-read Dec 25, You’re still likely to undergo major culture shock, probably starting the first pet a shopkeeper addresses you with the question “Are you right? Open Preview See a Problem?

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