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Australians Reject “Drunk Strine” Claims

SpecGram Wire Services
Matilda Swagman reporting

Australians throughout the world are outraged at the claims made by Dean Frenkel that their distinctive accent arises from the slurred speech of drunken convicts. Backpacker Sheila McGonnagall, working at The Banker and Barrowboy, London Bridge, said, “Strewth! He’s got kangaroos loose in the top paddock! What kind of drongo would think Strine comes from heaps of blokes yabbering while off their faces? A two pot screamer, that’s who. Like a couple of tallies is enough to get a dinkum Aussie full. Besides, you should see the bloody poms when they’re on the turps. Holy dooley!”

In response, Mr Frenkel said “Eh? What?”

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