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A point awarded for a successful placekick following a touchdown.point after touchdown.
- ‘At Odsal, 34-0 up, only Saints would want to kick that extra point just to rub salt into the gaping wound they had just opened up.’
- ‘She made good on the first extra point she tried.’
- ‘But when I looked at the final standing, I thought with an extra point we could have finished sixth.’
- ‘When you think about it, home runs are about as exciting as extra points in football.’
- ‘Western Illinois' first 14 possessions ended with a touchdown and an extra point.’
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.