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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Let’s Talk Strine

Want to Read saving…. Languages Polski Edit links. Some further examples are: You’re still likely to undergo major culture shock, probably starting the first time a shopkeeper addresses you with the question “Are you right? 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 stakl on 14 February Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Just popped back into my head. To ask other readers questions about Let’s Talk Strineplease sign up. Refresh and try again. Trivia About Let’s Talk Strine. Open Preview See a Problem? We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest. Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Matheus Hilario marked it as to-read May 01, I reccommend it to anyone who finds Australians hard to understand. I found jokes the Aussies told more useful, as in the story of the man who walked into a pub with a galah on sttrine shoulder.

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