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1‘at one point in his story she interjected a comment’
interpose, introduce, throw in, insert, interpolate, add
2‘Christina felt bound to interject before there was open warfare’
interrupt, intervene, cut in, break in, butt in, chime in
have one's say, put one's oar in
British informal chip in, put one's pennyworth in
North American informal put one's two cents in
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.