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A person who writes for a living or as a hobby:‘scribblers are forever borrowing other people's quotations’
writer, feature writer, contributor, journalist, correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newsman, newswomanView synonyms
- ‘I never even thought about differences in culture when it comes to such things (that's bad for a would-be scribbler isn't it?).’
- ‘As a professional scribbler, I had penned a piece about the social, economic and environmental benefits of fair trade agriculture.’
- ‘I'm beginning to think such iconic lines are in marble precisely so they won't be bent or made to yield to a scribbler's whim.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.