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- ‘He looked alien, almost other worldly - and so desperately assailable.’
- ‘None had the training or experience to deal with a battlefield dominated by machine guns and artillery - a battlefield, which offered no assailable flanks as their soldiers dug in to escape the fury of mass industrial warfare.’
- ‘And taste is now a far weaker, more assailable notion than it was in the late eighteenth century.’
- ‘So, on any test of scrutiny or deference, there is no arguable reason for suggesting that this point of the claimant makes the determination assailable.’
- ‘The learned trial judge, as was his province, made those findings, and it is my submission that those findings are not assailable.’
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.