Dan Nosowitz (that would be Dazza to an Ozzie) explains what the sentence “I had an avo sammie in the arvo with my sparky mate Daz at the servo” actually means and why an Australian would formulate it that way.
“Literature, since it emerged 4,000 years ago,” has “shaped the lives of most humans on planet Earth.” We are what we read. ‘The Written World’ makes this grand assertion on the basis of a set of theses. Storytelling is as human as breathing. When fabulation intersected with writing, stories were empowered to propagate themselves in society and around the world as civilization-forming “foundational texts.”