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, ).
The term is a syncope, derived from a shortened phonetic rendition of the pronunciation of the word “Australian” in an exaggerated Broad Australian accent.
In October Text PublishingMelbournere-published all four books in the series in an omnibus edition, Strine: Karin marked it as to-read Apr 11, 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 To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Tsalk still likely to undergo major culture shock, probably starting the first time a shopkeeper addresses you with the question “Are you right? Kanate marked it as to-read Sep 09, 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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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. Bruce Donaldson marked it as to-read Mar 12, Sveta marked it as to-read Dec 29, Cate marked it as to-read May 22, Some ztrine examples are: Books by Afferbeck Lauder. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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