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1Mass or weight of brain tissue.
2The entire brain regarded as a material object.
3A localized area of tumour or other abnormal tissue within the brain.
Mid 19th 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.