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[mass noun] Bad language; swearing.
- ‘His knowledge of the claimant prior to these events was of a person who gave as good as she got when it came to the deployment of industrial language.’
- ‘He got stroppy after being ‘forcibly ushered out’ but did not use any industrial language.’
- ‘When he loses his cool, his regional tongue and industrial language see him lampooned mercilessly.’
- ‘Mark's memories of his grandfather are limited to trips down to the gallops at Kinnersley and the industrial language which echoed through the yard.’
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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.