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Tag Archives: Reference

The women who succeeded

Early Australian history is usually told as a male-dominated story, and it is remarkable how often this is a story of male failure – Burke and Wills et al. The women who do appear are usually painted in lurid colours as prostitutes and slatterns, or as the odd lonely, isolated …

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Book Review: Marketing Playbook: The Manual for Growing Organizations

Marketing Playbook: The Manual for Growing Organizations The world of business is a strange one. Artsy people often think of corporations as drab, soulless places, but nothing could be further from the truth. Companies are home to many wonders and mysteries, as most anyone who’s worked in one will tell …

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We have been discussing improving our writing and editing quite a bit of late in an effort to make Blogcritics a bit more uniform and easier to read. I am very gratified that so many of us are interested in improving our written communications – that is kind of what …

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OED Snags the “Bling Bling”

Oxford English Dictionary recognizes another hip-hop term: The venerable definitions resource has already added other hip-hop-turned-mainstream terms like “jiggy,” “breakbeat,” “dope” and “phat” to the online updates of the 20-volume dictionary, and now it has started drafting an entry for the latest OED-approved term, “bling bling.” The term, which is …

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Some women derive the most perverse pleasure watching their object of ridicule squirm, cry and otherwise become unhinged.

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