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- North American term for autocue
- ‘Stepping away from the podium and speaking without the aid of the teleprompter, he said: ‘My grandmother was one of those killed in the concentration camps.’’
- ‘There's everything here you'd expect to find in a modern television station, cameras, teleprompters, computers.’
- ‘And told me that the lyrics would be on the teleprompter.’
- ‘He's not very comfortable with a teleprompter in front of him and isn't particularly good at news conferences.’
- ‘Both should be able to read smoothly from teleprompters.’
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.