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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Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 25, Afferbeck Lauder ley 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.

I reccommend it to anyone sfalk finds Australians hard to understand. Amy Bau-Gaspar added it Apr 20, Some further examples are:. Bruce Donaldson marked it as to-read Mar 12, Retrieved from ” https: This book is as old as I am, but it still has some gags that kill.


This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat I found jokes the Aussies told more useful, as in the story of the lte who walked into a pub with a syalk on his shoulder. Karen Wiegold marked it as to-read Jan 05, Emma Griffiths marked it as to-read Mar 29, Ian Wright added it Dec 28, Adrian rated it really liked it Jun 05, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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My parents had it, and its sequel ‘Nose Tone Unturned’. David Tait marked it as to-read Jan 07, No trivia or striine yet.

Suzie Tzimas marked it as to-read Jul 30, Thanks for telling us about lst problem. Strine is a term coined in and subsequently used to describe a joke or made-up “language” purportedly spoken by Australians whose accents frequently run words together in a type of liaison. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Tony Hale rated it it was amazing May 30, Kristine rated it liked it May 04, Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Oh, stdine no one else remember this book?

The complete works of Professor Afferbeck Lauder. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Refresh and try again. He was the brother of the journalist and playwright Guy Morrison.


Morrison illustrated the books and also used the pseudonym Al Terego. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Some further examples are: 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 Tom marked it as to-read Dec 06, Shay marked it as to-read Mar 20, Trivia About Let’s Talk Strine.

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Languages Polski Edit links. In October Text PublishingMelbournere-published all four books in the series in an omnibus edition, Strine: