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Prejudice or discrimination against someone on the basis of their height.
- ‘Of course, height enhancers could speak out against heightism, while still relieving short children of the burden of growing up short.’
- ‘It is interesting that you brought up heightism in your email.’
- ‘Further details, for those interested in the effects of heightism are available here.’
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.