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- another term for black vulture (sense 1 of the noun)
- ‘The cinereous vulture breeds mostly in high mountains and large forests, in loose colonies or solitarily.’
- ‘The Milwaukee County Zoo has captive cinereous vultures and is interested in their in situ conservation.’
- ‘Smaller birds defer to cinereous vultures when they arrive at a carcass - the big birds get first pickings.’
- ‘A young cinereous vulture tagged in Mongolia by scientists makes its appearance in South Korea.’
- ‘The cinereous vulture soars all day on warm air currents in search of food, primarily animal carcasses.’
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.