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Australian Manual of Style goes online

Can infinitives be split?a                                  When do you use a pie graph?b                                          Can ‘Earth’ be preceded by ‘the’?c       What order should adjectives appear in?d  All these questions of writing style and presentation – as well as up-to-date, research-based advice ...

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Strictly speaking | Zombie terms

Browsing through the Cambridge Dictionary’s new words blog, as you do, it’s noticeable how many new compounds are being formed with the word zombie as the first element. Some of these refer to that horror movie staple’s habit of returning ...

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On the move | April

OZ TO USMarc Parlange, an Australian provost and senior vice-president, has been appointed president of the University of Rhode Island. Parlange moved to Monash in June 2017 from Vancouver, Canada, where he was dean of the Faculty of Applied Science ...

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Apology

An article titled "F*** You: Uyghur protestors rally against appointment of University of Adelaide's new VC" published on 8 February 2021 included a number of false and defamatory statements made by protestors and directed at the appointment of Professor Peter ...

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