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A widespread Old World pipit which inhabits open country with scattered trees.
- ‘The woods are full of birds, and top attractions are the pied flycatcher, spotted flycatcher, tree pipit, wood warbler and redstart.’
- ‘Of the woodland species, they are studying chaffinches, great tits, blackbirds, robins, jays, tree pipits, and others.’
- ‘Their breast is yellower than the meadow pipit's and tree pipits have redder legs.’
- ‘Meadow pipits and occasionally tree pipits can be seen in summer.’
- ‘Birds such as the tree pipit and spotted flycatcher showed declines of up to 70% in some areas.’
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.