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Real Tennis Lawn Tennis
A set which must be won by a margin of two games; one in which extra games are played in order to achieve this margin.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Hoyle's Games Improved.
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.