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- ‘The majority of the audience was represented by parents of children who are currently in grades 11 or 12, and who will be the guinea pigs, as one mother befittingly put it, for the new admissions systems.’
- ‘The day was the climax of elaborate festivities to commemorate, and befittingly so, Zambia's peaceful journey of 40 years.’
- ‘Ali stepped over the hill, carrying herself befittingly of the princess she looked like.’
- ‘The doors, befittingly, were huge, wooden monstrosities that creaked and led into a small atrium, with two more doors at the other end.’
- ‘It's befittingly big, long and full of intense twists and turns.’
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.