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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I reccommend it to anyone who finds Australians hard to understand. 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 Archived from the original on 12 November Gabrielle Dale-Highton added it Jun 08, My parents had it, and its sequel ‘Nose Tone Unturned’.


You’re still likely to undergo We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest. Bledisholm marked it as to-read Dec 24, Ian Wright added it Dec 28, Rachel Story rated it it was amazing Oct 29, 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 not all that funny but they seemed so to a 12 year old.

Cate marked it as to-read May 22, Just a moment while we sign you in to tsalk Goodreads account. He was the brother of the journalist and playwright Guy Morrison. Open Preview See a Problem?

Matheus Hilario marked it as to-read May 01, stfine From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jonathan Corbett added it Feb 13, Strine – Australian “Spewffle climber treely” – It’s a beautiful climate, really “Emma chisit” – How much is it?

Karin marked it as to-read Apr 11, Mark Melton marked it as to-read Oct 09, Strine is a term coined in and subsequently used to describe a joke or made-up “language” purportedly spoken by Australians whose leh frequently run words together in a type of liaison.


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Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 25, Tony Hale rated it it was amazing May 30, To ask other readers questions about Let’s Talk Strineplease sign up. Bruce Donaldson marked it as to-read Mar 12, Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Lists with This Book. Oh, does no one else remember this book? Adrian rated it really liked it Jun 05, Amy Bau-Gaspar added it Apr 20, I have to say I didn’t find it very useful as a phrasebook.

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