Wordplay: It's all Greek to me

Aug 18, 2014

Macquarie in the news

Back in the spring of 1986 I rang Susan Butler at Macquarie Dictionary. As editor, she must have fielded her share of odd requests, but this was up there. In my wildest dreams I wanted a super-list of every word her big green book defined.

Cyberspace was not invented then. Instead, if you wanted to check a word you needed a real-life book on the shelf.

Read the full article Wordplay: It's all Greek to me | David Astle | SMH

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