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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>The director and Jason Schwartzman, Roman Coppola, and Kunichi Nomura on their latest, and maybe best, film.<p>By Anna Peele2 days agoView …

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Australian English & Slang MASTERCLASS

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Adam Hills - Australian accents

Hilarious video teaches you how to speak fluent Australian

Yes, Australians speak English, but that doesn’t mean you’ll always understand what they’re saying. Lucky for you, in case you’re planning a trip …

Keeping The French Language Alive In Quebec

The Parti Quebecois is leading the polls for next month's provincial election in Canada. If they win a majority, they intend to tighten Quebec's already established language laws. NPR's Arun Rath talks with linguist Julie Sedivy about keeping Quebec's language French.<p>Transcript<p>ARUN RATH, HOST:<p>This …

The citizenship plan was just a populist pitch - and we fell for it

<b>Banging the drum about revoking citizenship for terror suspects was always going to work in the Government's favour. And right on cue, Tony Abbott's</b> …

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So Abbott, what happens after the mugs 'ave a go'?

<b>The best that can be said for what is a pretty vacuous budget is that it may at least give a boost to confidence, which is very badly needed. But</b> …

Opposition dreams

“You actually watched the budget?” a friend asked me on the weekend, his incredulity all the more startling given he’s known me for decades. I had to …

RIP Budget 2015

I returned to politics-watching this morning after ten days spent in the Northern Territory. There, I had studiously avoided the daily media cycle. …

11 Words With Meanings That Have Changed Drastically Over Time

People sometimes tell you you’re misusing a word and cite the Latin origin as proof. Don’t fall for the etymological fallacy.What a word means …

Language

15 Pairs of Words That Seem Etymologically Related, But Aren’t

A crayfish is not a fish, an outrage is not a rage, and there’s no bomb in bombast. Words suggest one thing, but their histories tell us another.<p>1. …

How did science come to speak only English? – Michael D Gordin

If you can read this sentence, you can talk with a scientist. Well, maybe not about the details of her research, but at least you would share a …

11 Rules of Grammar

You can reach more bravely into the scary world of sentence construction and accurate communication if you are armed with grammar guidelines. These …