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The action or occupation of loading and unloading baggage, especially on a railway or at an airport (earliest in attributive use).
(Of a person, system, or process) that handles baggage.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Milwaukee Sentinel.
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.