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(Of a person) revered or honoured for his or her great age or longevity; (of a thing) respected or valued because it has existed for a long period.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Tom a Lincoln.
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.