A hot novax summer

The influence of sport and Covid on Australian language
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April 2022, no. 441

A hot novax summer

The influence of sport and Covid on Australian language
by
April 2022, no. 441
Novak Djokovic in a face mask during the ATP Finals in London (photograph by John Walton/Alamy)
Novak Djokovic in a face mask during the ATP Finals in London (photograph by John Walton/Alamy)

The Australian summer was once again a story of Covid. Just as things were slowly reaching a state of ‘Covid-normal’, Omicron came along to present us with new, decidedly unwelcome, challenges. Despite Omicron, our summer did not pass by without one of its most defining features: sport. Many events went ahead as planned, not least the Australian Open tennis tournament.

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