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  • Mummy blogging

    Jan 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

    An entry from Word of the Year 2012

    You might think that this mummy blogging is a peripheral activity of small moment but think again. There are an estimated 300 mummy bloggers in Australia. Read more...


  • One word, two words

    Jan 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

    When a 'word' contains more than one word, why do we still refer to it as a word?

     

    When a dictionary talks about a 'word' what we are really referring to is a lexical unit or lexical item. In this sense, a 'word' can be made up of a single word or a sequence of words as long as they make up a unit of meaning. Read more...


  • Do you suffer from Phantom Vibration Syndrome?

    Jan 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

    An entry from Word of the Year 2012

    It is remarkable how many of us seem to experience this at some point or other and so psychologists are now attempting to come to grips with it. Read more...


  • 50 shades of mummy porn

    Jan 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

    An entry from Word of the Year 2012

    Who would have expected a growth publishing market to be suburban erotica for women? Read more...


  • What is a peachcot?

    Jan 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

    A entry from Word of the Year 2012

    Fruitgrowers have been getting fancy and blending their stonefruit. Read more...