Weekend Punch: Big topics of the week
Hundreds of thousands of Australians hit the streets yesterday, kissing, cheering and throwing confetti at the news that we have won a temporary seat on the UN Security Council. Well, it’d be fun if that happened. We don’t have enough parades.
The successful bid was the biggest news event of the week. Tory Maguire explored what it all meant for Australia. The Punch guesses the world was also kind of transformed by Macquarie Dictionary’s decision to change the definition of the word misogyny. Sue Butler from the dictionary explained the decision on The Punch. And Dan introduced many of us to the word “yolo”.
A paedophile register was a big talking point. The fearless Tory Shepherd tackled menstruation. Ant Sharwood critiqued Red Bull’s marketing strategy. And Lucy Kippist found a good excuse to write a story about Hugh Jackman .
Hey, it’s weekend. What’s on your mind?
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