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- ‘The shipping people of Auckland were evidently clay in the hands of this astute barrator.’
- ‘The crafty escape of the Navarrese barrator from the demons is another exceptionally comic element.’
- ‘The poets move on with a hideous regiment of demons along the side of the chasm holding the barrators.’
- ‘Buranelli, In both Poe's The Cask of Amontillado and his The Black Cat, the barrators act without conscience.’
- ‘Rossetti believes the episode of the barrators in the Inferno to be a parody of this disaster.’
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.