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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Oh, does no one else remember this book? Emma Griffiths marked it as to-read Mar 29, Karen Wiegold marked it as to-read Jan 05, Tim Mcdonald added it Oct 11, 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.
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George Shevtsov added it Sep 25, Will try and track down a copy Mark Minter marked it as to-read Jan 15, Want to Read saving…. Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 25, I have to say I didn’t find it very useful as a phrasebook. Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem?
In October Text PublishingStrniere-published all four books in the series in an omnibus edition, Strine: You’re still likely to undergo major culture shock, probably starting the first time a shopkeeper addresses you with the question “Are you right?
Kristine rated it liked it May 04, Ian Wright added it Dec 28, Lists with This Book. Sveta marked it as to-read Dec 29, Retrieved from ” https: Tim Angelico marked it as to-read Mar 10, I found jokes the Aussies told more useful, as in the story of the man who walked into a pub with a galah on his shoulder.
Just popped back into my head. Feb 02, Emma Glaisher added it.
Let’s Talk Strine
Angela Randall marked it as to-read Jul 11, Strine is a term coined in stalo 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.
Languages Polski Edit links. This book is as old as I am, but it still has some gags that kill.
Archived from the original on 12 November Books by Afferbeck Lauder. David Goorevitch rated it it was amazing May 23, No trivia or quizzes yet. Gabrielle Dale-Highton added it Jun 08, 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.
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