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A friendly or slightly condescending form of address:‘you're getting what you deserve, kiddo’
- ‘She doesn't know what she's got, she doesn't deserve you, kiddo.’
- ‘‘And I've missed that wit of yours, too, kiddo,’ she replied.’
- ‘For the time being, kiddo, why not relax and enjoy being with someone who's more experienced?’
- ‘The man seemed surprised, but he quickly covered it up, ‘I don't blame you, kiddo, it's hard for a young girl to grow up here.’’
- ‘‘You had me worried there, kiddo,’ he said, his voice shaking.’
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.