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1‘it is easier to splice than any other rope of similar construction’
interweave, braid, plait, entwine, intertwine, interlace, knit, mesh
join, unite, connect, bind, fasten, tie
‘they paid £15,000 for a wedding package and ended up getting spliced in a car park’
get married, marry, wed, get wed, become husband and wife, become man and wife, plight one's troth
tie the knot, get hitched, get yoked, take the plunge, say ‘I do’
divorce, get divorced
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.