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Telling all about ‘all told’

 

What is it we tell when things are all told? It’s a common enough expression.  A newspaper observes of a political candidate…

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Pronunciation: no͞os
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beer last call
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From First World problems to last calls: notes on the OED update

 

Katherine Connor Martin, Head of US Dictionaries, takes a closer look some of the new additions in this quarter’s update…