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(1862–1934) US businessman. By 1890, he was the general manager of Proctor & Gamble, the company that made and marketed Ivory soap. In 1907, when he became president of the company, he began to institute labor reforms such as profit sharing and pensions.
Proctor, William Cooper/ˈpräktər/
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.