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A person employed in a hotel to clean boots and shoes, carry luggage, and perform other menial tasks.
attendant, retainerView synonyms
- ‘The boots drew himself to attention.’
- ‘When I asked the boots in Roscrea the way to Monaincha, pronouncing it as it is spelled, he said he had never heard of it.’
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.