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A grouse that frequents woodland, especially a capercaillie.
- ‘There is a also a woodgrouse on display in the Naturehall.’
- ‘But you know, it's like the Russians always say, ‘Better a dove on the plate than a woodgrouse in the mating place’.’
- ‘Cevennes national Park has reintroduced red deer, beaver, griffon vulture and tried the reintroduction of woodgrouse.’
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.