/ 02 August 2022

Emma Wiggle’s new alter-ego, Australia’s deepest cave discovered, and a pickle pizza…

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Former Wiggle Emma Watkins has popped up as ‘Emma Memma’ – a new kids character that sees her trade a yellow skivvy for bright orange, pink shirt, flowers and butterflies. And as her promo vid shows, she’s all about Auslan and dance – something she’s said is her passion.

Australia has a new deepest known cave – it was discovered by the Southern Tasmanian Caverneers and has been named ‘Delta Variant’ in honour of the times. And there are sections called ‘Test Station Queue’, ‘Super Spreader’, ‘Daily Cases’ and ‘Freedom Day’.

And there’s a new trendy pizza topping to get exercised about – pickles. “If you took this to your nonna in Sicily, she would spit in your face,” said the Washington DC-based creator of one example. “But, like, try it and tell me it’s not tasty.” Hmm…

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