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US comedy duo that consisted of Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson) (1890–1965) and Oliver Hardy(1892–1957). British-born Laurel played the scatterbrained and often tearful innocent; Hardy played his pompous, overbearing, and frequently exasperated friend. They brought their distinctive slapstick comedy to many movies from 1927.
Laurel and Hardy/ˌlôrəl ən ˈhärdē/
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.