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AUSTRALIAN STYLE

A NATIONAL BULLETIN ON ISSUES IN
AUSTRALIAN STYLE AND ENGLISH IN AUSTRALIA

Australian Style Archive    

Archives

The following is a list of previous editions of Australian Style, with a selective list of contents. You can view a PDF of the entire newsletter by clicking on the volume number. Hard copies of most back issues are also available. Please contact adam.smith@mq.edu.au if you would like to obtain copies of these.

Volume 18.2, December 2011

Volume 18.1, September 2011

Volume 17.1, October 2010

Volume 16.2, December 2009
 
Volume 16.1, April 2009

Volume 15.2, December 2007 [PDF - 1353kb]

  • Words for describing Australian Aboriginal Song – Michael Walsh
  • When did you last spend a penny? – Julia Miller
  • Feedback 30, Verbal Variants
Volume 15.1, August 2007 [PDF - 347kb]

  • Tasmanian words – Bruce Moore
  • Language columns and columnists – Adam Smith
  • Feedback 29, A Grammatical Miscellany
Volume 14.2, December 2006 [PDF - 401kb]

  • Sea Words: A Historical Study from New Zealand – Cherie Connor
  • Gunzel – Adam Smith
  • Feedback 28, Verbal Variants
Volume 14.1, June 2006 [PDF - 335kb]

  • Translating Guidebooks - Twitchers, Gricers & “Doing Doughnuts” – Tony Wheeler
  • The Origin of "Furphy" – Roger Frankenberg
  • Feedback 27, Putting it in the Negative
Volume 13.2, December 2005 [PDF - 545kb]

  • Extreme Lexicography – Bernadette Hince
  • Turning VB into Kava – Kim Lockwood
  • Feedback 26, In Comparison
Volume 13.1, June 2005 [PDF - 262kb]

  • Figuring out numbers – Robert Eagleson
  • Going...Going...Gone – Ruth Wajnryb
  • Feedback 25, Levels of Agreement
Volume 12.2, December 2004 [PDF - 332kb]

  • Australian hypocoristics: putting the -ie into Aussie – Roland Sussex
  • Feedback 24, Grammatical conundrums
Volume 12.1, June 2004 [PDF - 308kb]

  • Are crustaceans shellfish? A whiff of scandal in English lexicography – Andrew Pawley
  • Writing Money – Pat Naughtin
  • Feedback 23, Verbal Options (2)
Volume 11.2, December 2003 [PDF - 407kb]

  • The Australian Word Map – Sue Butler
  • Questions of Rhetoric – Bill Krebs
  • Feedback 22, Verbal Options
Volume 11.1, June 2003 [PDF - 293kb]

  • Words between languages and cultures – Verna Rieschild
  • On dinghy, a loanword from Hindi – Peter Last
  • Putting a newspaper online – John Grey
  • Feedback 21, Towards a Common Case

Volume 10.2, December 2002

  • Names and Genes – Flavia Hodges
  • SMS Messaging – Sue Butler
  • Feedback 20, Back in the Past

Volume 10.1, June 2002

  • Is 07 04 2002 the 4th of July? – Pat Naughtin
  • Visions of Heaven and Hell – Karl Wolf
  • Feedback 19, Into the Past

Volume 9.2, December 2001

  • Collecting Queensland Words – Julia Robinson
  • Communicating Measurement – Pat Naughtin
  • Feedback 18, Australianness

Volume 9.1, July 2001

  • What's in a Name – Sarah Chevalier
  • Why English Spelling Resists Reform – Valerie Yule
  • Feedback 17, Local Characters

Volume 8.2, December 2000

  • Email style: rebelling against Standard English? – Li Lan
  • Draft Australian Standards for Editing Practice – Kathie Stove
  • Feedback 16, Variable Pronunciations

Volume 8.1, June 2000

  • A reflection on style – Lindsay Mackerras
  • Feedback 15, Variable Pronunciations

Volume 7.2, December 1999

  • Australian Style Makes a Strong Comeback – Alan Kuslap
  • Fraud in Scientific Publishing – Paul Bennett
  • Who's Centric Now? - Shirley Purchase
  • Feedback 14, Spaced Out

Volume 7.1, May 1999

  • Corrupters, Bodyguards or Midwives? – John Curtain
  • Feedback 13, Dating the New Millennium

Volume 6.2, June 1998

  • The evolution of Australian style and usage – Paul Eggert
  • Teenage talk – Mark Newbrook
  • Unplain English is just plain rude – Paul Bennett
  • Feedback 12, Latin plurals

Volume 6.1, December 1997

  • A Chair with no leg to stand on – Michele Asprey
  • Aboriginality and English project – Ian Malcolm
  • English in Vietnam – Sasha Soldatow
  • Feedback 11, To capitalise or not to capitalise

Volume 5.2, June 1997

  • The influence of Aboriginal English – Peter Wignell
  • News from cyberspace – Donna Gibbs
  • Feedback 10, Spelling

Volume 5.1, December 1996

  • Auslan and myths about sign language – Des Power
  • New words of the 90s – Susan Butler
  • The national place names project – Bill Noble
  • Feedback 9, Word choices

Volume 4.2, June 1996

  • Greenspeak – Phil Smith
  • Feedback 8, Punctuation practices

Volume 4.1, December 1995

  • Political correctness: euphemism with attitude – Kate Burridge
  • Commonwealth Style Manual 6 – Lindsay Mackerras
  • Feedback 7, Disputed usage

Volume 3.2, June 1995

  • Putting grammar back in the school curriculum –Nick Evans, Mark Durie
  • Americanisms roll into Australian English – Roland Sussex
  • Feedback 6, Alternative usages

Volume 3.1, December 1994

  • A study of writing – Barbara Gassmann, Pam Peters, Richard Tardif
  • Re-introducing the study of grammar to primary schools – Geoff Williams
  • Feedback 5, Australian regionalisms

Volume 2.2, June 1994

  • Beyond Plain English – Nicky Solomon
  • Correctness versus Political Correctness – Bill Krebs
  • Feedback 4, Grammatical agreement

Volume 2.1, December 1993

  • Literacy and literacy standards – Paul Brock
  • The essence of teaching writing – Sue Spinks
  • Words in space – Karl Wolf
  • Feedback 3, Pronunciation

Volume 1.2, April 1993

  • Language Standards: What are they based on? – Pam Peters
  • Dirty, immoral or just nonstandard? – Colin Yallop
  • Standard Australian English – Arthur Delbridge
  • Feedback 2, Subjunctives

Volume 1.1, April 1993

  • Language Matters: To care or not to care? – Arthur Delbridge
  • Beyond 1988: Can there be an Australian standard of style? – Bill Krebs
  • Feedback 1, Alternative spellings

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