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- short for Mademoiselle
- ‘All the kids knew what Mam'selle stood for and what to expect from her, no matter what else we may have thought about her at the time.’
- ‘The North Garland High School Mam'selles will host a dance clinic for students in fifth to eighth grades from 4: 30 to 6: 30 p.m.’
- ‘She said not a word, and the silence was broken only by Mam'selle Pauline's continued sobs.’
- ‘I play guitar and sing in a band called the Decemberists with Mam'selles Jenny Conlee and Rachel Blumberg.’
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.