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An extensive flat peat bog formed in cool regions of high rainfall or humidity.
- ‘When you leave Ballycastle, the scenery changes rather abruptly from green fields to blanket bog.’
- ‘This is an area of open blanket bog which has been modified by extensive peat extraction.’
- ‘He continued, ‘The site of the proposed development hosts an extensive priority habitat of blanket bog and dry heath.’’
- ‘On the north coast, we have miles of blanket bog that suddenly drop down into the churning and heaving of the Atlantic ocean.’
- ‘They require a mosaic of heath, blanket bog and wetland, with rough grazing, shrubs and trees for cover.’
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.