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(1809–47), German composer and pianist; full name Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. His romantic music is elegant, light, and melodically inventive. Notable works include the overture "Fingal's Cave" (1830–2) and the oratorio "Elijah" (1846) and eight volumes of "Lieder ohne Worte (Songs Without Words") for piano.
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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.