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1variant spelling of go-kart
- ‘Waiters send Argentine barbecue on go-carts, while the Brazilian barbecue is strung on steel forks.’
3dated A stroller.
- ‘He was unable to walk until he was 13 and his parents transported him around in a go-cart.’
- 3.1archaic A baby walker.
Late 17th century (denoting a baby walker): from go (in the obsolete sense ‘walk’) + cart.
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.