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  • The whole family pressed our travellers to help themselves and not to be any ways “sthrange”, but make themselves at home, the old lady taking the lead in these hospitable solicitations.

    Ralph Rashleigh 2004

  • I do be seein 'the ladies that's not glad at all for the dear childher that's sint 'em, and sure it's sthrange, Ma'm!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 67, May, 1863 Various

  • "A sthrange lady is she, Sorr," cried one of her tenants to me.

    Disturbed Ireland Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81. Bernard H. Becker

  • “Why, sir, ” replied Mary, “some sthrange bein’ from the good people, or fairies, that sticks to some persons.

    The Lianhan Shee 1921

  • "Phwat a dom 'sthrange way to build a railroad, I sez," he remarked.

    The U. P. Trail Zane Grey 1905

  • He keeps his own language, he plays pinochle, he despises th 'dhrink iv th' counthry, his food is sthrange an 'he on'y votes f'r Germans f'r office, or if he can't get a German, f'r somewan who's again' th 'Irish.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley Finley Peter Dunne 1901

  • "'Tis sthrange we don't hear much talk about th 'Ph'lippeens," said

    Observations By Mr. Dooley Finley Peter Dunne 1901

  • 'Liftinant Cassidy,' she says, ''tis sthrange f'r ye that I've knowed so long to make scandal iv me before me neighbors,' she says.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War Finley Peter Dunne 1901

  • 'Tis sthrange, too, f'r if ye think it over they ain't th 'lot iv diff'rence between th' mos 'ordhinry, flat-footed elbow that iver pulled wan leg afther another to mornin' roll-call an 'th' gr-reatest gin'ral that iver wint through a war behind a band on horse.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley Finley Peter Dunne 1901

  • So says I to mesilf: 'I will throw this newcome, whoiver he is, off his guard, be callin' him be a sthrange name! '

    Observations By Mr. Dooley Finley Peter Dunne 1901


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