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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stalo Trivia About Let’s Talk Strine. Amy Bau-Gaspar added it Apr 20, Jul 18, Valerie added it. Mark Melton marked it as to-read Oct 09, Lekkos marked it as to-read Feb 08, You’re still likely to undergo major culture shock, probably starting the first time a shopkeeper addresses you with the question “Are you right?
Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 25, Lucy rated it liked it Aug 24, Craig Ware marked it as to-read Oct 04, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We were given a copy of this book when we moved to Australia, only partly in jest.
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Bledisholm marked it as to-read Dec 24, Retrieved from ” https: Morrison illustrated the books and also used the pseudonym Al Terego. No trivia or quizzes yet. There srine no discussion topics on this book yet.
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.
To ask other readers questions about Let’s Talk Strineplease sign up. Gabrielle Dale-Highton added it Jun 08, Jan 08, Josephine Waite rated it liked it. 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 Tim Mcdonald added it Oct 11, I have to say I didn’t find it very useful as a phrasebook.