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Apr 25 17 tweets 3 min read
The spelling of the word ‘Anzac’ has caused some heated discussion this week - I’ve even seen some posts which imply it’s somehow disrespectful to not spell it ‘ANZAC’. So I thought it was worth breaking it down, both from a historic and linguistic perspective… (It’s odd that this is even a discussion, given that the conclusion I’m about to describe is effectively universal - I couldn’t find a single authoritative source in Australia or NZ that doesn’t share this view.)…