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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Overheard by the Vivisector
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In 1983 Patrick White was one of a panel of listeners who spent several weeks listening to ABC radio and television broadcasts at the invitation of the ABC's Standing Committee on Spoken English. White took issue with announcers' pronounciation, syllabic stress and affectations. He was also annoyed by poor grammar, tautologies, and inelegant vocabulary choice.

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First known date: 1983
White's 1983 handwritten report is held in the Manuscripts Collection of the National Library of Australia.
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