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2‘she had oceans of energy’
a lot, a great amount, a large amount, a good deal, a great deal, plenty, quantities, an abundance, a profusion
informal lots, loads, heaps, bags, masses, stacks, oodles, tons, scads
British informal lashings, a shedload
North American informal gobs
NZ Australian informal a swag
vulgar slang a shitload
North American vulgar slang an assload
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.