Punctuation is one of the most misunderstood aspects of written English. Out of fear of getting it wrong, some people employ avoidance tactics and barely use punctuation at all. Others use punctuation willy-nilly in the hope of at least getting some of it right.
If you’re spending Christmas Day in the sweltering heat of an Australian summer, you could well be melting your taste buds with a deliciously sweet pavlova for dessert. Until recently, I had always looked on this fluffy meringue shell topped with cream and fruit, as the quintessential Australian dessert. Find out the real origins of the mighty pav.
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