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A male native or inhabitant of a group of islands, especially the Hebrides, the Orkneys, or Shetland.
- ‘A local tradition in Skye tells that the Islesmen held a council at which they decided to offer Somerled the chiefship.’
- ‘A naval and a land attack was made upon the Islesmen, and they for a time were quelled.’
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.