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Relating to Mount Sinai or the Sinai peninsula.
- ‘Here exodus imagery is used to the exclusion of Sinaitic imagery.’
- ‘The book contains a helpful survey of the various covenants made between God and man, and a useful discussion of the Sinaitic covenant.’
- ‘Since the Six Day War of 1967, and especially since Israel gave up the Sinai in the Camp David accords of 1978, those claiming the mantle of rationality have clung to a Sinaitic axiom.’
- ‘Graybill argues that the Tower of Babel presents an alternative to what she calls the Sinaitic model of understanding language, law, and interpretation.’
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.