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Be careful about what one says:‘you'd better watch your mouth, mate, or we'll have you’
- ‘You should watch your mouth when there is a lady present.’
- ‘In the locker-room, too, he will have to watch his mouth.’
- ‘I know damn well what I'm saying, and no way in hell am I watching my mouth.’
- ‘I was the one who made sure that he watched his mouth in interviews.’
- ‘I'd watch your mouth if I were you.’
- ‘You'll learn to watch your mouth when talking to me.’
- ‘After warning him to watch his mouth once again he walked off with his dogs.’
- ‘Please watch your mouth around here, young lady.’
- ‘I should also warn you to watch your mouth around him.’
- ‘‘Todd Alexander, watch your mouth in front of your mother,’ Rob snapped.’
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.