It is de-riguer - a hyphen? read on - for us right-wingers to knee-jerkingly ridicule Germaine Greer, but dash it all if I don't find her too damn interesting. Well, interesting apart from The Female Eunuch, which was about as interesting as people who say "that's about as interesting as watching grass grow/paint dry."
Anyway, despite Macquarie Dictionary's dictatorial directives, I'll use my dashes anyway I want them:
RICHIE Benaud told Leo Schofield not so long ago that he loved the Australian way of using words and was never without Sidney J. Baker's The Australian Language. As an author who is at present enduring the rigours of having her book translated from English into Australian, I swiftly purchased a copy of the second edition.