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usage note for -or
The suffix -or2 is now spelled -or in all forms of English, with the exception of the word savior, often spelled saviour in the U.S. as well as in Britain, especially with reference to Jesus.
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As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.In Defense of Blasphemy|Michael Tomasky|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes and/or fees that may be incurred.
Winners will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, and/or fees that may be incurred.
Why aren't you as handsome and/or Canadian as Justin Bieber?Justin Bieber Isn’t Even 21, Yet Makes More Money Than Meryl Streep|Amy Zimmerman|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This band is different from the rock groups that go in for charismatic lighting and sing of love and/or sex.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession|Pauline Kael|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His name was Lefty something-or-other, and he was about the sneakiest stool the department had.
Brass—or-molu—gilt platinum to give it weight; this is from Birmingham, not from Australia, nor nature.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
He wuz very peart and sassy, and it was take-it-or-leave-it-and-be-plaguey- quick-about-it all the time.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
Meanwhile the whale had made what appeared to be a grand and final neck-or-nothing rush in the direction of the shore.The Norsemen in the West|R.M. Ballantyne
Amatory, am′at-or-i, adj. relating to or causing love: affectionate.