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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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. 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.
The term is a syncope, derived from a shortened phonetic rendition of the pronunciation of the word “Australian” in an exaggerated Broad Australian accent. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Let’s Talk Strineplease sign up.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jan 08, Josephine Waite rated it liked it.
This book is as old as I am, but it still has some gags that kill. I reccommend it to anyone who finds Australians hard to understand.
Jul 18, Valerie added it. We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest. I have to say I didn’t find it very useful as a phrasebook. I found stwlk the Aussies told more useful, as in the story of sttrine man who walked into a pub with a galah on his shoulder.
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stakl You’re still likely to undergo We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest. You’re still likely to undergo major culture shock, probably starting the first time a shopkeeper addresses you with the question “Are you right? 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.
Feb 02, Emma Glaisher added it.
Oh, does no one else remember this book? My parents had it, and its sequel ‘Nose Tone Unturned’.
Probably not all that funny but they seemed so to a 12 year old. Just popped back into my head.
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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. Books by Afferbeck Lauder.
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