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- ‘Adjutant- John L. Smith of Dallas is promoted to the adjutancy of the brigade.’
- ‘Failing to get the vacant adjutancy Tolmer decided to migrate to South Australia.’
- ‘Due to deficiencies in mathematics, he had to spend an extra year at West Point, but his superb military skills gained him the cadet adjutancy his final year.’
- ‘He later transferred to the adjutancy of Virginia's Northern Neck and Eastern Shore with the responsibility of training the Northern District's militiamen.’
- ‘The court clique was mainly based in the general adjutancy which was headed by the Adjutants General von Rauch and von Neumann.’
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.