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1Numismatics. Designating coinage issued by English monarchs in English-controlled territories in France from the 13th to the 16th centuries.
2English (or British) but considered French in character, sympathies, etc.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Universal Librarian. From Anglo- + Gallic.
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.