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- short for opportunity shop
- ‘Dorothy and Irene are two of the six volunteers at the op shop and were very pleased about the news that they were staying put.’
- ‘She had blonde hair and was dressed in older clothes, the sort one might pick up from an op shop.’
- ‘It was a warm pink, rose-covered chiffon dress that she had found at an op shop, and added some frills to.’
- ‘You can usually pick one up at an op shop for a few dollars.’
- ‘‘We could go check in an opp shop,’ suggested Saby.’
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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.