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A relative.‘let's hope the lads leave any embarrassing rellies at home’
- ‘I thought all my relo's in America were skinny… like the one's here.’
- ‘Because if you do make them, they impact on your friends, your family, your rellies, and the anger that that generates is very difficult to bear in a small community.’
- ‘I should also mention that when I went and visited my rellies in Thailand I found out that not only Mum has type II diabetes.’
- ‘Or they suddenly realise that their families mean more to them than they first thought and that the rellies are never going to visit Alice Springs when they could pay a bit more and go to Bali.’
- ‘They worry about their health, the size of their stomach, their relationships, their financial state and their rellies.’
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.