- ‘he can't hold the Bible, m'lud’short for my (representing the pronunciation used by lawyers in court to refer to or address the judge or a fellow barrister on the same side)
- ‘Have some Madeira, m'Dear!’
- ‘Socks are another area where negative ease can be a good thing (better to fit into your shoes, m'dear).’
- ‘I will never leave you M'dear.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.