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- another term for interline
- ‘Three, I had no other feasible way to respond to the scope and breadth of David's remarks except by interlineating.’
Late 17th century: from medieval Latin interlineat- ‘interlined’, from the verb interlineare.
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.