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- archaic spelling of titivate
- ‘Whilst tittivating the deck and coach roof, I used any spare epoxy mix to treat little splits and areas elsewhere.’
- ‘You're just proving my point - that salad has to be tittivated and/or genetically altered to make it edible.’
- ‘There they are washed, tails tittivated and eyes cleaned before settling down in the clean straw of their stalls to wait their turn in the judging ring.’
- ‘This site is continuously meddled with, torn apart and endlessly tittivated.’
- ‘So I have been tittivating… it needs more work yet, but it will look lovely soon!’
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.