Balga is the Noongar name for the grass tree - seen here in the Flinders Ranges.
Words from 100 Indigenous languages are in the new edition of the Australian National Dictionary – reflecting a heightened interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.
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They may offer a cloak of anonymity, but you can peep behind the veil and learn a little about who's at the controls.
With Vikings on trend, it's high time for a masterclass on the bizarre world of their names.
In condemning terrorist attacks in Paris, French president Francois Hollande (center) used the term Da'ish to refer to Islamic State, a deliberate naming change.
The French term for ISIS – known as Da'ish or Daesh – has gathered more interest in the wake of the Paris attacks. Here's why this battle of naming matters.
Already having baby-naming regret? Don’t worry – look to the past for alternative role models.
Still of Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). Universal Pictures
Some parents have been horrified to discover that, in Harper Lee’s new book, Atticus Finch – long admired as a paragon of virtue – is a racist. Why? Because their kids are named after him. So, what now?