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- ‘It might seem brattish to some, but I was young, in London and ready to party.’
- ‘‘I was a very brattish child who needed something to do,’ he says.’
- ‘The 25-year-old has revitalised a team that was beginning to show its age, and with this a certain jaundice, before the breathtaking pace and ability that are wrapped up in his bold and brattish approach began to be felt.’
- ‘As a brattish youngster, I remember the unfeasible joy gained from making every payphone in a five mile radius ring simultaneously.’
- ‘It's the very core of why a significant section of the Australian public can't balance the ledger between his brattish excesses and what we all know makes him such a tennis talent.’
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.