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[mass noun] Behaviour that complies with current social conventions:‘it wasn't considered good form to show too much enthusiasm’
conformity, scrupulousness, meticulousness, conscientiousness, punctiliousness, exactitude, precision, strictness, nicetyView synonyms
- ‘I bit my lip, as surely it can't be good form to do a mayday, even if it's supposedly off any monitored channel.’
- ‘It is not strictly good form to bet on how long all the speeches will take.’
- ‘I felt it was good form to give them a call and let them know.’
- ‘It's never good form to freak out your hosts, and I had done so yet again.’
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.