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1Any of various beers which are very dark in colour, especially from the use of roasted malt in the brewing process.
2A dark and syrupy beer, traditionally made using the leaves and branches of the spruce tree.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Browne (1642–?1702/3), surgeon.
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.