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- ‘Nothing daunted, Theroux embarked last year on a journey of astonishing arduousness.’
- ‘However, the arduousness of this process, and the attempts to block it, should not be forgotten.’
- ‘The reunion is imperilled by the physical arduousness of the journey, the boys' suspicions about the father's true motives and the volatile dynamics among the three.’
- ‘Further, the arduousness of state work could be increasingly offset through greater employment of automation and information technology.’
- ‘I can fax, chat on the net or make a cell-phone call abroad but when I walk over to my nephew's house, only a mile and a half away in a rural campus, my journey has a Victorian arduousness to it.’
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.