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Any of various gestures or signals made with the arm or arms to convey information or instructions; especially such a signal made by a motorist or cyclist to indicate that he or she is about to turn, stop, etc.
Mid 19th century.
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.