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The process of growing one's teeth, especially milk teeth.
- ‘Only nine paediatricians, but 30-50% of each of the other groups, believed that teething predisposes to infections, most commonly colds and ear infections.’
- ‘Remedies specifically for teething are available from pharmacies, supermarkets and health food stores.’
- ‘However, now your baby will cry from boredom, anxiety, frustration and teething.’
- ‘Infants are fortunate; they do not have to choose whether to remain toothless or to accept the distress of teething.’
- ‘She proposes that children's physical and emotional problems can be the result of teething, a process, she asserts, that can actually last through the teens.’
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.