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- ‘The generic name Phalacrocorax is derived from the Greek words, meaning bald crow.’
- ‘The very curious bird which is known by the appropriate name of the bald crow is so different in aspect from the remainder of the genus.’
- ‘A friend of mine recently saw, and was worried about, a bald crow, which led me to have some particular interest in the discussion.’
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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.