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Of, relating to, or characteristic of the time after supper; taken or held after supper.
Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From after- + supper. With sense A. 1 compare after-dinner, afternoon, and also Middle French, French après-souper (probably 1400 as apriessoupper).
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.