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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Tom marked it as to-read Dec 06, Mark Minter stakl it as to-read Jan 15, Gabrielle Dale-Highton added it Jun 08, Jul 18, Valerie added it.

Tim Mcdonald added it Oct 11, Cate marked it as to-read May 22, 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. Tony Hale rated it it was amazing May 30, Kanate marked it as to-read Sep 09, Probably not all that funny but they seemed so to a 12 year old. Sveta marked it as to-read Dec 29, I have to say I didn’t find it very useful as a phrasebook.

Kristine rated it liked it May 04, Afferbeck Lauder a syncope for “Alphabetical Order” is a psudonym for Lef Ardoch Morrison, an Australian writer who gave no clue as to his identity in any of his books. Suzie Tzimas marked it as to-read Jul 30, Some further examples are: Nancy marked it as to-read Sep 27, Bruce Donaldson marked it as to-read Mar 12, Karen Wiegold marked it as to-read Jan 05, Books by Afferbeck Lauder.


Let Stalk Strine

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In October Text PublishingMelbournere-published all four books in the series in an omnibus edition, Strine: Archived from the original on 12 November This book is as old as I am, but it still has some gags that kill. Ursula Sarnthein marked it as to-read Nov 04, Rachel Story rated it it was amazing Oct 29, Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, In the early s Morrison was appointed chairman of the Currency Note Design Group, an advisory committee which assisted with the design of new banknotes which were issued when Australia replaced its pounds, shillings, and pence with “dismal guernsey” decimal currency on 14 February Matheus Hilario marked it as to-read May 01, Craig Ware marked it as to-read Oct 04, Open Preview See a Problem?

You’re still likely to undergo We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest.

Morrison illustrated the stalkk and also used the pseudonym Al Terego. 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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My parents had it, and its sequel ‘Nose Tone Unturned’. Want to Read saving….

Trivia About Let’s Talk Strine. Will try and track down a copy This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Just popped back into my head. Lucy rated it liked it Aug 24, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 25, Jonathan Corbett added it Feb 13, The term is a syncope, derived from a shortened phonetic rendition of the pronunciation of the word “Australian” in an exaggerated Broad Australian accent.

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Emma Griffiths marked it as to-read Mar 29, Mark Melton marked it as to-read Oct 09, Refresh and try again. I reccommend it to anyone who finds Australians hard to understand.