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A detachment of soldiers acting as military police under the command of a provost marshal.
- ‘Spoerri was later seen trying to convince the provost guard at the Rapidan River crossing to let him cross and proceed to Washington, saying that if he stayed he would be captured, and that his regiment had been completely destroyed.’
- ‘The provost guard began rounding up black refugees living on the base early in the morning.’
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.