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A deep-sea squid that is the largest known invertebrate, reaching a length of 59 feet (18 m) or more.
- ‘Their latest findings show that giant squids, the largest invertebrates on Earth, live about 14 years or less and tend to live at depths of 125 to 250 meters.’
- ‘A rare giant squid - the first to be found off the UK coast for 53 years - is to be put on display, it was announced yesterday.’
- ‘The giant squid has always enjoyed a reputation of mythic proportions.’
- ‘It is believed that the giant squid travels at speeds of over 75 miles an hour.’
- ‘He was able to shoot a variety of animals, including other species of squid, but the giant squid remained elusive.’
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.