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The colour of change: How teal became Australia’s word of the year

The colour of change

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is tealest of them all?

According to two Australian dictionaries, teal is the word, after independent MP Zali Steggall turned a colour that is not quite blue and not quite green into a term synonymous with a political movement.

The Australian National Dictionary Centre will on Wednesday announce that its word of the year is teal.

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