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Treated as plural. People who live at the same meridian as others or oneself, on the opposite side of the equator and at the same distance from it; = Antiscii.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Hacket (fl. 1560–1590). From (i) Middle French anteci.
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.