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A mixture of alcoholic drinks (especially spirits), collected from the remnants left in various containers, vessels, etc.; also more fully "drink of all nations".
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Francis Grose (d. 1791), antiquary.
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.