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(Now often as "Bluemantle Pursuivant") one of the four pursuivants of the English College of Heralds, instituted by Henry V and thought to be named after the blue cloak of the Order of the Garter.
Early 16th century.
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.