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Do you know your ‘bromance’ from your ‘dudevorce’, your ‘turnt’ from your ‘thirst trap’? How about ‘bae’ or ‘doe’. Or ‘Fomo’, ‘Lit AF’, ‘Tea’ (not the drink), ‘Dead’ (not the state of non-being)? We get it – communicating in the modern world is hard. With more than 600 let us be your guide to the English language in its current state.

Photograph © Tobias Anthony

Author Tobias Anthony wanted us to stress that he is not a hipster. He lives in inner-city Melbourne, Australia, is completing his PhD in English literature and teaches creative writing at a university. Oh, and he rides a bike and wears a moustache. So…yeah.

  • Publisher: Smith Street Books (February 1, 2020)
  • Length: 176 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781925811360

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