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An ornamental clip for holding a tie in place.
- ‘He fell victim to a hidden camera (the reporters were not wearing spectacles, as far as I recall, so the lens may have been concealed in a tie clip or buttonhole).’
- ‘A power tie is one thing, but a tie clip really seals the deal.’
- ‘He is dapper in blazer, cane, sharp hat and regimental tie, which he wears with a tie clip.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.