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A breakfast cereal made of cooked wheat in long brittle shreds that are pressed into compact pieces.
- ‘I normally have cereals like Shredded Wheat for breakfast, and I love milk.’
- ‘In 1893, a Denver lawyer, H. D. Perky, who suffered from indigestion and had become converted to health foods, invented a completely different product: Shredded Wheat.’
- ‘I advertised them for a few years but I have to tell you that I've always eaten Shredded Wheat - and I'm not just saying that.’
- ‘They must have eaten their Shredded Wheat when they were growing up - with physiques like Roman Gods, they punch with brutal power.’
- ‘The lowest salt menu in the survey was a breakfast of fruit juice, Shredded Wheat with milk and one piece of toast with jam.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.