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A person of African descent who identifies closely with English or Anglo-American culture and values.
Originally: African and Anglo-American. In later use: of or relating to Afro-Saxons.
Early 20th century. From Afro- + Saxon, after Anglo-Saxon.
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.