Strine

by Afferbeck Lauder
Strine

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For the uninitiated reader, strine' is, apparently, the broad-accented Australian's way of saying 'Australian'. Now, Afferbeck Lauder's legendary 1960's Sydney Morning Herald columns have been collected into one volume. There was never any book about Australian speech like Strine or about posh British speech like Fraffly Well Spoken. Here, collected together, are Afferbeck Lauder s groundbreaking studies of Australian speech, Let Stalk Strine and Nose Tone Unturned. Also included are Lauder s guides to the strangled dialect of the English upper class.'
About the book

For the uninitiated reader, strine' is, apparently, the broad-accented Australian's way of saying 'Australian'. Now, Afferbeck Lauder's legendary 1960's Sydney Morning Herald columns have been collected into one volume. There was never any book about Australian speech like Strine or about posh British speech like Fraffly Well Spoken. Here, collected together, are Afferbeck Lauder s groundbreaking studies of Australian speech, Let Stalk Strine and Nose Tone Unturned. Also included are Lauder s guides to the strangled dialect of the English upper class.'