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Very stupid:‘the man is as thick as poundies’
- ‘We are perceived as thick as poundies.’
- ‘He was boorish and ignorant—"as thick as poundies" he would claim proudly.’
- ‘For all his eminence, for all his brains, the man is as thick as poundies.’
- ‘The teachers told him he was as thick as poundies.’
- ‘I care nothing for the fellows in this town—they are thick as poundies.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.