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(1888–1959), US statesman and international lawyer. He was the US adviser at the founding of the United Nations in 1945. As secretary of state at the height of the Cold War 1953–59, he urged the stockpiling of nuclear arms to deter Soviet aggression.
Dulles, John Foster/ˈdələs/
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.