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A miner who works at the coalface.
- ‘They soon settled in Chell Heath and Matthew was employed at Chatterley Whitfield colliery as a face worker.’
- ‘Wistow faceworker Peter Feeney, 37, said: ‘We were half expecting the closure announcement, but at the same time hoping it wouldn't happen.’
- ‘Eventually I got a place in the team as a face-worker, coal hewing.’
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.