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  • If no author’s name is evident and a well-known source is being cited (for example The Macquarie Dictionary), you only need to provide an in-text citation. You do not need to put an entry for the source into the reference list.


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The Macquarie dictionary (2005) defines a larrikin as a fun-loving, honest and cheeky person.


A larrikin is a fun-loving cheeky description usually assigned to Australians (The new Encyclopedia Britannica 1997).