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1‘sixteen per cent of the town's workforce is jobless’
unemployed, out of work, without work, out of a job, without paid employment, unwaged, workless, between jobs, redundant, laid off
North American on welfare, collecting unemployment
British informal signing on, on the dole
British euphemistic resting
NZ Australian informal on the wallaby track
North American informal collecting
in work, employed
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.