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- ‘The rarely seen king of the herrings is the world's longest bony fish and has been documented to 41 feet in length, with reports to 50 feet, and 600 pounds.’
- ‘The oarfish, or king of the herrings, Regalecus glesne, is an obvious candidate for sea-serpent sightings.’
- ‘One of the alternate names for the oarfish is King of the Herrings. It grows to over 20 feet in length!’
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.