More words - this time from Macquarie Dictionary which has published it’s inaugural list of “words of the year”. The Word of the Year was “muffin top” (”the fold of fat around the midriff which, on an overweight woman, spills out over the top of tight-fitting pants or skirts”). Other category winner included affluenza, ubersexual, cyberstalking, ethical eating and plausible deniability.
Meanwhile, those looking in the property market may find these two of interest. The 14th century Romanian fortress Bran Castle, known as “Dracula’s Castle”, is apparently up for sale for a cool $101 million. If that seems a little steep, there’s a 2.1 metre by 3.4 metre former janitor’s cupboard in Chelsea, west London, that can be snapped up for slightly more than $430,000.