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- another term for burial ground
- ‘Now a marble obelisk commemorated the sacredness of the little burying ground and into its face was carved the words, ‘The Lost Cause.’’
- ‘In this Congress, the House Commerce Committee has become the burying ground for any legislation to curtail the greed of big tobacco.’
- ‘He told his audience not to go into burying grounds looking for tall monuments to important people.’
- ‘The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds - the cemeteries - and they're a cold proposition, one of the best things there are here.’
- ‘After San Francisco officials banned burying grounds in the growing metropolis in 1901, interment sites cropped up (or, under) to the south.’
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.