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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In October Text PublishingMelbournere-published all four wtrine in the series in an omnibus edition, Strine: Lucy rated it liked it Aug 24, Jan 08, Josephine Waite rated it liked it. Oh, does no one else remember this book?

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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. Some further examples are:.

Jonathan Corbett staalk it Feb 13, 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 Lst replaced its pounds, shillings, and pence with “dismal guernsey” decimal currency on 14 February Adrian rated it really liked it Jun 05, Karen Wiegold marked it as to-read Jan 05, Rachel Story rated it it was amazing Oct 29, Mark Minter marked it as to-read Jan 15, Robin Dawes rated it it was amazing Apr 09, Nancy marked it as to-read Sep 27, Mark Melton marked it as to-read Oct 09, Bruce Donaldson marked it as to-read Mar 12, This book is as old as I am, but it still has some gags that kill.

Archived from the original on 12 November Afferbeck Lauder a syncope for “Alphabetical Order” is a psudonym for Alastair Ardoch Morrison, an Australian writer who gave no clue as to his identity in any of his books.


Tom marked it as to-read Dec 06, Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Cate marked it as to-read May 22, You’re still likely to undergo We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest. Just popped back into my head.

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I have to say I didn’t find it very useful as a phrasebook. Shay marked it as to-read Mar 20, Ursula Sarnthein strind it as to-read Nov 04, Will try and track down a copy Tony Hale rated it it was amazing May 30, Views Read Edit View history.

Refresh and try again. Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 25, I reccommend it to anyone who finds Australians hard to understand.

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