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Lose one's temper:‘he is volatile and likely to blow his top if his demands aren't met’
- ‘Thomas didn't help when he blew his lid with seven-tenths of a second left in the third quarter.’
- ‘You'd think he would've blown his lid when he realized the chef was downstairs.’
- ‘I thought my dad was going to blow his lid when the guy came around with the crumb collector.’
- ‘Some people are just complainers... she's the type to blow her lid if her husband leaves the toilet seat up.’
- ‘‘I've seen him be patient with things where he would normally blow his lid.’’
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.