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Another name for Augustinian Friars.
- ‘It belonged to the Austin Friars, or as they styled themselves, ‘Hermits of Saint Augustine.’’
- ‘As an Austin Friar, Waldeby followed the monastic rule of St. Augustine of Hippo, written around the year 400.’
- ‘St. John Stone was an Augustinian Friar (Austin Friar) belonging to the Canterbury house of that Order.’
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.