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WORD IN THE HAND: DENT

This incidence of Latin evolution is no accident - and that’s the tooth

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Deputy features editor: Sunday Times

Words, like students, are often misunderstood.

 If I had left the commas out of that sentence it would read: “Words like students are often misunderstood.”

Pedants might prefer “such as” instead of “like”, but either way, the word “student” can also be the source of misunderstanding...

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