Writing style Q&As

PUNCTUATION
Dean Koorey

Q&A: ANZAC vs Anzac

Every week in our free Australian Writers’ Centre newsletter, our Q&A desk handles the important lexical issues of the day. This week, a reader wanted to know about the ANZAC vs Anzac…<.p>

Q: Hi there, my TV guide lists the show “ANZAC Girls” as “Anzac Girls”. But surely, it has to be capitals, because it’s an acronym, right?
A: Okay, hang on, just need to put this batch of delicious Anzac biscuits in the oven first. Right, now, where were we? Ah yes. ANZAC vs Anzac.

Q: It stands for “Australia and New Zealand Army Corps” and therefore should be capitalised, should it not?

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WORDS
Dean Koorey

Q&A: Raise vs raze

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its

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PHRASES
Dean Koorey

Q&A: Spill the beans

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its

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WORDS
Dean Koorey

Q&A: Naked vs nude

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its

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WORDS
Dean Koorey

Q&A: Super excited?

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its

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WORDS
Dean Koorey

Q&A: Is it an esky?

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its

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World of words
Dean Koorey

The top 18 Q&As of 2018

Each week for more than four years, our Q&A column has sought to answer (in a roundabout way) the tricky questions, anomalies and outright outrageous

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