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Word for Word

By Macquarie Dictionary

Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind the scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists.

  1. 1.
    #36 Word Watch07/22/2020
    22:39
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    #35 A pandemic of new words07/15/2020
    16:03
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    #34 The shifting nature of pronunciation06/24/2020
    18:59
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    #33 New word mashups06/17/2020
    11:16
  5. 5.
    #32 Defining COVID-1906/03/2020
    11:04
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    #31 Fishing for cats, dogs & hats01/28/2020
    9:35
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    #30 It’s Wine Time!01/16/2020
    19:27
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    #29 Word of the Year 201912/04/2019
    20:23

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