Monday musings on Australian literature: Tasma (aka Jessie Couvreur) — Whispering Gums

This week Bill (of The Australian Legend) is running an Australian Women Writers Gen 1 Week, through which he plans to highlight Australian women writers from our first generation of writers, which he defines as “those writers who came before the 1890s and the Sydney Bulletin ‘Bush Realism’ school, although many of them continued writing […]

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Five common words we’re all using incorrectly — At the BookShelf

Stark naked? Not quite… Shutterstock Simon Horobin, University of Oxford Many people think they know their main language intimately. But there are many words and phrases in English that people often use wrongly. Whether these erroneous uses truly count as “wrong” is up for debate – after all, a mistake that has become widely adopted […]

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