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1‘I have digressed a little from my original plan’
deviate, go off at a tangent, diverge, turn aside, turn away, depart, drift, stray, ramble, wander, meander, maunder
get off the subject, stray from the subject, stray from the point, deviate from the topic, get sidetracked, lose the thread
keep to the point, stick to the point
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.