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- another term for tamarillo
- ‘He observed that among the plants they cultivated were potatoes; the tree tomato, whose tart fruit makes a lovely juice; and naranjilla, with its large fuzzy purple leaves and delicious fruit.’
- ‘I found the tree tomatoes did not do well during the hot periods of summer - I have had to move them to the shade.’
- ‘Alas, the tree tomato is one of those beguiling novelties that the nursery trade is so fond of.’
- ‘Although it looks much like a medium-sized tomato, the tree tomato is not a true tomato.’
- ‘The tree tomato is 2 or 3 inches long and 1 ½ to 2 inches wide and and resembles a hen's egg in shape.’
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.