It may not have an iTunes-like aura, but Nokia's Ovi applications store for its mobile phones appears to be doing alright down under. According to Nokia, Australia is one of the top 15 markets for the service, which attracts 1.5 million downloads a day wordwide, and number three in terms of revenue, suggesting that (unusually) we're not just in it for the free stuff.
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Dictionary.com has updated its list of commonly mispronounced English words. We've included them below; along with links to the proper pronunciations.
Housing affordability, high house prices and rents are attracting plenty of media attention right now. The latest figures on house prices, mortgages, number of first time buyers and so on are dissected by journalists and commentators as if this is an issue of recent origin. In fact what we have here is a long-term structural problem that has been neglected for decades.