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  • Susan Butler with The Wheeler Centre

    Jun 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Working with Words: Susan Butler

    Susan Butler is the editor of Australia's national dictionary, the Macquarie Dictionary. She talks to us about life at the frontline of language – why she's 'the woman with the mop and bucket', and what it's like reading the dictionary from A to Z.

    Working with Words: Susan Butler | Sophie Quick | Books, reading & writing

  • From Inamorata to Friend with Benefits

    Jun 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Susan Butler writes about the language of love

    The words associated with romance used to be: affair of the heartamourbelovedtrue love. Going further back there was inamoratadulcinea and gallant. Read more...

  • Susan Butler's TEDxSydney speech

    Jun 02, 2015 | 1 Comment

    People think that I have enormous power.

    People think I have the power to say YES to words that wish to join the dictionary of the righteous or NO to other words, banished to unspeakable darkness. Read more...