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Snow falling on the lee side of a lake, generated by cold dry air passing over warmer water, especially in the Great Lakes region.
- ‘Working in concert, the lake and plateau produce that wonderful weather phenomenon beloved by skiers - lake effect snow.’
- ‘Forest staff are proud of their reputation for providing exceptional grooming and you can usually count on lake effect snow to give them something to work with.’
- ‘The squall of lake effect snow gave us alpine-like conditions at 20 ft above sea level.’
- ‘When the cold winds start bringing lake effect snow to clog my neighborhood, don't think for a second that I'm not thinking of you guys.’
- ‘The smallish PB150 promises to sculpt trails from even the softest of lake effect snow.’
- ‘When the wind is right - right meaning blowing from the west across the length of Lake Ontario-the gigantic lake effect snow making system spits out thick squalls.’
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.