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Make a fuss or create a disturbance:‘we're only reported if we bung on a blue’
- ‘I promise you I'll never bung on a blue.’
- ‘“Next time, you think better than to bung on a blue with a Tejano, eh? Ain't nobody better with a gun." he said’
- ‘I'd half expected him to bung on a blue, but he didn't.’
- ‘If he decides to stack on a blue over this, I'll be the first bloke out of the firing line.’
- ‘He will have two choices — to cop it sweet, or stack on a blue.’
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.