It was Professor Afferbeck Lauder who made the groundbreaking discovery that Australians speak Strine—not English, as had long been thought. He revealed his findings in a little book called Let Stalk Strine, an instant classic and—as John Clarke writes in his Ford—a publishing phenomenon. This collection of Afferbeck Lauder's hilarious writings on language includes the original Let Stalk Strine and its sequel, Nose Tone Unturned, along with Fraffly Well Spoken and Fraffly Suite. Reproduced with Al Terego's illustrations, it is essential reading frenny won inner rested ennair wire flife. Saul ear—tiger lookin star torgon Strine!
'Lauder is in a class of his own.' David Crystal
'A strain must appease.' Shane Maloney
'A classic—snow datter battered.' Charles Firth
'A funny, quirky, guide…an imagined mélange of wordplay, wit and weirdness.'
Sydney Morning Herald