Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘By any intelligent standard, we are failing abjectly.’
- ‘And in the penultimate of his thirty-six pages he confessed abjectly: ‘The evil of the unequal distribution is still to be solved.’’
- ‘Not only did the footballers perform abjectly, but their attitude was all wrong.’
- ‘About time all those who voted for him abjectly expressed their apologies to the coming generation of young citizens.’
- ‘You can't have a show called Politically Incorrect and then abjectly apologize for not being PC.’
- ‘Three days later they played abjectly in Croatia and lost 1-0.’
- ‘He said the State had abjectly failed the workers and their families, some 100,000 people.’
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.