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  • Why is the word 'youse' included in the dictionary?

    Sep 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

    Why is the word youse included in the dictionary? The dictionary is a complete record of Australian English that encompasses all aspects of the variety. We have the formal words, the informal words, the taboo words, the derogatory words and the non-standard words. Read more...

  • Origin of the word 'vegetarian'

    Sep 12, 2011 | 0 Comments


    Most dictionaries agree that the word comes from vegetable, used either as a noun or an adjective. Read more...