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A daily newsletter relating to shipping, published in London.
- ‘It comes from no less an authority than the Editor of Lloyd's List, that Bible of every wreck-diver and sailor in the world.’
- ‘He started out as a reporter on Lloyd's List, the daily shipping newspaper, and was deputy editor of a travel magazine.’
- ‘Bringing to an end centuries of seafaring tradition, Lloyd's List said ships mentioned in its pages would from now on be referred to simply as ‘it’.’
- ‘The former head of shipping industry bible Lloyd's List has been recruited by Exponent, the private-equity firm, to chair the Times Educational Supplement if it wins a £250m battle for the title.’
- ‘Lloyd's List began continuous publication no later than 1692.’
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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.