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  • Susan Butler at TEDxSydney

    Mar 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Sue Butler is set to grace the TEDxSydney stage!

    Susan Butler will be one of sixteen extraordinary Australians to take the stage at the Sydney Opera House in May for the 2015 TEDxSydney event. In a series of short talks, the sixteen presenters will share their stories of learning, spreading new ideas and thinking to the world. Read more...

  • Verse as a verb & sneaked or snuck

    Mar 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

    Two points raised on Column 8 today

    Who are we versing this week? A teacher commented that the verb ‘to verse’ as in ‘Who are we versing this week?’ is so entrenched that it ought to be in the Macquarie Dictionary.

    Well, we are pleased to say that it has been since 2009...

    The second question was ‘sneaked or snuck – which is correct?’ Read more...



  • Kleptopeniac

    Mar 12, 2015 | 3 Comments

    I have noticed that there is a tide of pens and pencils that flow out of my bag, the tide usually being out when I want one. I have also noticed that people take my pens but that, sadly, I can be caught taking the pens of other people. Read more...