/rɒb/ [rob] noun

1. shortened form of Robert, a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “glory” and “bright.”  2. a forty-something Australian journalist, residing in London.



/slɒg/ [slog]  verb, noun

v. 1. to hit hard, as in boxing or cricket; slug. 2. to drive with or deal heavy blows. 3. to walk or plod heavily. 4. to toil. n. 6. a long, tiring walk or march. 7. long, laborious work. 8. a heavy blow.



/lɒg/ [log]  verb, noun

v. 1.a. To cut down and haul the timber of (a piece of land). b. to cut (timber) into unhewn sections. 2. To enter in a record, as of a ship or aircraft. 3. Travels (a specified distance, time, or speed). 4. Spends or accumulates (time). n. 1. Sections of a fallen or felled tree. b. Long thick sections of trimmed, unhewn timber. 2. Records of a vehicle’s performance, as the flight record of an aircraft. 3. Records, as of the performance of a machine or the progress of an undertaking.