Monthly Archives: February 2012

A celebration of oddness – the 2012 Diagram Prize

One of the quirkiest literary prizes on the publishing scene is the Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year, run by┬áThe Bookseller since 1978. I don’t think the prize was run last year but in 2010 the … Continue reading

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Aussie words of the year – the ones that got away

Bringing up the rear in the Word of the Year announcements, Australia’s Macquarie Dictionary revealed its choices for 2011 last week. As mentioned in a previous post, the Oxford Dictionaries WOTY was squeezed middle, while in the US the American … Continue reading

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