Flash Words and Phrases
Around the beginning of the eighteenth century, English thieves' cant came to be known as flash, which became the accepted name for the vocabulary during the convict period in New South Wales, from 1788 to 1850.
A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute, creating an environmental crisis some campaigners predict will be as serious as climate change.
Between 5m and 13m tonnes of plastic leaks into the world's oceans each year to be ingested by sea birds, fish and other organisms, and by 2050 the ocean will contain more plastic by weight than fish.
Words and Phrases in Afferbeck Lauder