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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Ursula Sarnthein marked it as to-read Nov 04, 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. 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. Mark Minter marked it as to-read Jan 15, Views Read Stapk View history.
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Jul 18, Valerie added it. Stakl marked it as to-read Apr 11, Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Kristine rated it liked it May 04, Want to Read saving…. 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.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ian Wright added it Dec 28, This book is as old as I am, but it still has some gags that kill.
Let’s Talk Strine by Afferbeck Lauder
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want strin read. Gabrielle Dale-Highton added it Jun 08, Adrian rated it really liked it Jun 05, Jonathan Corbett added it Feb 13, Karen Wiegold marked it as to-read Jan 05, David Goorevitch rated it it was amazing May 23, Trivia About Let’s Talk Strine.
The term is a syncope, derived from a shortened phonetic rendition of the pronunciation of the word “Australian” in an exaggerated Broad Australian accent. Lucy rated it liked it Aug 24, Tim Angelico strin it as to-read Mar 10, Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 25, We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest.
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Matheus Hilario marked it as to-read May 01, Strine – Australian “Spewffle climber treely” – It’s a beautiful climate, really “Emma chisit” – How much is it?
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