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  • Susan Butler and Roly Sussex talking about living language

    Mar 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

    Living language

    Susan Butler, Macquarie Dictionary, and Roly Sussex, University of Queensland talk with John Harms at the National Museum of Australia regarding living language.

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  • Winning Word of the Year 2009

    Feb 03, 2010 | 0 Comments

    We are delighted to announce the winner of Macquarie Dictionary's Word of the Year 2009.

    This year's winner, as selected by the Word of the Year Committee, is shovel-ready.

    The People’s Choice Award goes to tweet.

  • 'Shovel-ready' wins Macquarie's word of year

    Feb 03, 2010 | 0 Comments

    Macquarie in the news

    TWO hyphenated words have dug their way into the Australian vernacular and been crowned the Macquarie Dictionary's word of the year for 2009. Read more...

    'Shovel-ready' wins Macqaurie's word of the year |