Americanisms (was RE: Sorcery and Cecilia and Desert Island books)

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at
Thu Jan 20 21:31:56 EST 2005

--- Otter Perry <ottertee at>

> On Thursday, January 20, 2005, at 05:14 AM,
> minnow at wrote:
> > It's connected in my head with something I read at
> about the same time
> > called "Let Stalk Strine"  (I think).  Was that by
> the same author, 
> > and who
> > *was* he anyhow?  *They're a Weird Mob* is in my
> father's house, not 
> > here.
> "Let Stalk Strine" is by Afferbeck Lauder.  Can't
> help you on the other 
> one.

They're a Weird Mob is by John O'Grady writing as Nino
Cullotta (or something like that) there is a movie of
it but I've never seen it, just bits in TV docos.


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