Feb 01, 2017 | 0 Comments
The People's Choice Word of the Year 2016 goes to halal snack pack! Honorable mentions go to alt-right and fake news. Read more...
Jan 25, 2017 | 11 Comments
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
A collection of some media coverage of Word of the Year 2016.
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Susan Butler, the Editor of the Macquarie Dictionary joins Neil Mitchell on 3AW to talk about how and whether one can, fix misuse of language in English.
How do we fix misuse of the English language? | 3AW | 15 Sept 2016
Aug 01, 2016 | 0 Comments
Join the editors of the Macquarie Dictionary as they talk through some key educational terms relevant to Australian schools, students and educators in collaboration with Teacher Magazine.
Teacher's dictionary | Teacher Magazine | 01 Aug 2016
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 Comments
This is a first – the people and the Committee have agreed that captain’s call is the Word of the Year. Clearly this term has resonated with Australians, possibly because it touches on two of our national passions – cricket and politics – and so has been nominated as the most valuable contribution to Australian English in 2015. –SUSAN BUTLER, THE EDITOR
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Susan Butler, the Editor of the Macquarie Dictionary joins Studio Ten to talk about where some of our most iconic Aussie sayings come from.
Origins of Aussie Sayings | Studio Ten | 26 Jan 2016
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
A collection of some media coverage of Word of the Year 2015. Read more...
Jan 21, 2016 | 1 Comment
The Committee's Choice for Word of the Year 2015 goes to...captain's call.
Honourable mentions to go lumbersexual and deso.
Jan 07, 2016 | 1 Comment
Photos taken as part of the OzPic project will be added to the online dictionary
Jan 04, 2016 | 0 Comments
Susan Butler and Andrew talk about collecting new words like ‘amazeballs’, the role of the dictionary in today’s world, and whether ‘agreeance’ is actually a word. Sue also mentions some new words that will be in Word of the Year 2015.
Sue Butler - Editor of the Macquarie Dictionary | Andrew Cattanach | The Booktopia Podcast