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Dec 4, 2017

You’ve almost certainly never used 2017’s word of the year

The Australian National Dictionary Centre has surprised Aussies with a word of the year that most of us have never heard of -- "kwaussie".

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

The Australian National Dictionary Centre has surprised Aussies with a word of the year that most of us have never heard of.

The centre -- funded by the Australian National University and Oxford University Press Australia -- announced yesterday that "Kwaussie" was its word of the year. The announcement was picked up by the ABC's Radio National, and The Canberra Times online, and appeared in print in the Fairfax newspapers today.

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