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- ‘I myself was named alliteratively because my father always wanted to be able to step outside on a warm summer night and holler through cupped hands, ‘Come hither Heather Hamilton.’’
- ‘Repeating the word ‘field’ in the second clause, however, Warner balances it with form, alliteratively cinching together the natural ‘field’ with its scientific meanings.’
- ‘As Gunderson alliteratively put it, there were other better explanations of a more pronounced class identification in this period than ‘Nash's cumbersome contrivance of class consciousness arising in poverty.’’
- ‘Do they manage to translate the names of the Endless into other languages alliteratively?’
- ‘‘The prejudicial effect would far outweigh the probative value,’ he added alliteratively.’
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.