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- ‘Chlorine bleach manufacturers, therefore, claim that problems with biodegradability will not arise when this bleach is used in the correct manner and in recommended quantities,.’
- ‘Polymers DotCom has the following to say on the biodegradability of plastics.’
- ‘But false claims of biodegradability in the past and a lack of a widely accepted and credible degradability standard have undercut the public's trust.’
- ‘They are of benefit to wildlife as they ensure land is kept in a natural state and they adhere to sound ecological values like recycling and biodegradability.’
- ‘Materials were sourced for their recycled content, biodegradability and life cycle costs - all timber, for instance, was locally or regionally produced.’
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.