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nounmass nounNorth American
Service in the armed forces under conscription.
- ‘Defense policy now provided increased spending, larger active forces, and selective service.’
- ‘He is asking them to register with the U.S. selective service in case the military draft ever returns.’
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.