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  • Words of the Year Around the World

    Nov 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

    Macquarie Word of the Year Coming Soon!

    As the year draws to a close wordsmiths around the world are considering their options for Word of the Year, although the rules for selection vary. Read more....

  • Dogalogues and Frogalogues

    Nov 11, 2010 | 0 Comments


    Susan Butler joined Robbie Buck Tuesday night on ABC 702 Sydney. Here's what they discussed: Read more...

  • What are Explanatory Notes (and why are they important?)

    Nov 08, 2010 | 0 Comments

    Learn how to decode an entry

    When you need to know something about a word, then the situation is usually critical.The Explanatory Notes can help you to decode an entry. Read more...

  • A brick short of a load

    Nov 04, 2010 | 0 Comments


    ABC listeners to Robbie Buck contributed these expressions at the request of Susan Butler, the Editor, who asked for phrases along the lines of 'a brick short of a load' to describe someone who is a bit dimwitted: Read more...