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A hammer with a rounded end opposite the face.
- ‘Granddad had made no compromises for these amateurs - if you didn't know your claw hammer from your ball-peen hammer, you'd be better off elsewhere.’
- ‘Within five minutes of being ‘enriched, ‘we find ourselves reaching either for the off-switch or a ball-peen hammer.’’
- ‘He also was the owner of the chair in my old apartment that I decided to disassemble with a ball-peen hammer.’
- ‘Use a ball-peen hammer or a block of wood and a nail hammer to knock the tool head out of the ferule on the handle.’
- ‘He thrust the ball-peen hammer right into her - and it went nowhere.’
- ‘The combination of solid performance and the nice price will appeal to gamers looking for DX9 performance without having to take a ball-peen hammer to ye olde piggy bank.’
- ‘The Zoobombs may float like butterflies with their funky basslines, but Guitar Wolf are just plain mean, and they'll sting like a ball-peen hammer.’
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.