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Embedded brackets – differences between Dutch and English usage

January 7th, 2020 by dutchlink

English usage of embedded brackets – avant-garde, visual usage The wording above is linguistically called ‘embedded brackets’, which are used in English entirely visually. Joy-Burrough-Boenisch in her excellent book, Righting English That’s Gone Dutch’, took the matter up with Jeremy Marshal of the Oxford Dictionary Word and Language Services, who described embedded brackets as follows: […]

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