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A stupid, inept, or dull person.
- ‘Right about now some elitists are probably reading this and saying "What a lamer Meinel is!"’
- ‘And anyone who says different is a lamer, because it rocked.’
- ‘It basically looks like a bunch of lamers posting art that they did not contribute to in any way.’
- ‘Sure, it advertises itself as an Irish pub, martini bar, club, or grill but when you walk in it's a bunch of lamers that couldn't jog around the block.’
- ‘It also makes me feel like a lamer who hasn't done anything with her life.’
- ‘I feel like such a lamer when I do that.’
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.