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1A standard rate of pay, before additions are made for overtime, etc.; also, the standard rate charged for a service, before discounts or supplementary charges.
2A rate of tax, fixed between the lower and higher bands of income tax rates, which is paid by the majority of taxpayers of average income.
Late 19th century.
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.