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A small telescope.
- ‘Muttering under his breath, the soldier extended the spyglass, increasing the magnification of the instrument.’
- ‘He took the spyglass and peered through it silently, focusing on the boy.’
- ‘Pellew took out his small spyglass and trained it southwest.’
- ‘After several minutes of searching, he reluctantly lowered the spyglass and turned to face his men.’
- ‘He lowered his spyglass, examined it, rubbed the lenses at both ends, adjusted it and peered through it again.’
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.