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- another term for sinkhole
- ‘At 1,200 ft we switched back to another grass track, past shake holes and small areas of limestone pavement; one could hardly ask for more.’
- ‘The descent starts gently, meets a civilising stone wall and then plummets in slithery fashion past shake holes to a back road.’
- ‘Saturday at 1pm, up onto the fell and I confidently walked us straight to the shake hole - the wrong shake hole.’
- ‘There are swallow and shake holes and disused shafts.’
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.