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1The basic monetary unit of Georgia, equal to 100 tetri.
- ‘The lari, the Georgian currency, is worth a little under US $0.50.’
2A monetary unit of the Maldives, equal to one hundredth of a rufiyaa.
- ‘The survey found that of every 100 lari budgeted by the government, only 20 reached the intended destination.’
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.