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1rare A day of reckoning or account (now rare).
Stock Market the last day of an accounting period, on which stock is delivered and paid for and differences are paid.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in untitled.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.