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1‘he was laid up for six weeks in the Middlesex Hospital’
bedridden, ill in bed, confined to bed, on the sick list, out of action, out of commission, housebound, immobilized, incapacitated, injured, disabled
ill, sick, unwell, sickly, poorly, infirm, ailing, off colour, afflicted, indisposed
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.