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A person to whom a cheque or bill of exchange is made payable instead of the stated payee.
- ‘Thus an indorsee of the cheque could not claim payment under it.’
- ‘If a bill gives a wrong designation of the payee or an indorsee to whom it is payable, the person concerned may indorse it in the way he is described and may, further, add his ordinary signature.’
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.