Hugh Lunn, one of the most vocal advocates of Strine and arguably its greatest modern protector, is about to release Words Fail Me, a follow-up to his 2006 bestseller Lost for Words, which told the tale of disappearing Australian English, mainly due to American cultural influence on the mass media.
ヒュー・ラン氏は、ジャーナリストのヒュー・ラン氏は有数のオージー英語の最大の支持者で、保護者とも言えるであろう。同氏は近年オージー英語をテーマにした著書「Words Fall Me」を発刊した。同書は絶滅しつつあるオージー英語についての話題が中心となった２００６年発行の「Lost for Words」の続編である。
Australia. The term was coined by historian Donald Horne in irony. He argued that Australia was lucky as it became a rich land only because of its natural resources instead of the cleverness or effort shown by other nations. Instead of being shocked by the term, Australians adopted “the Lucky Country” to use as a favorable synonym to describe their land.