Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘But I pointedly and publicly criticized my colleagues when they engaged in alarmism and selective reporting.’
- ‘The meat and drink of this alliance is alarmism, anxiety and fear [fear’].’
- ‘This multi-disciplinary study concludes that climate alarmism is unwarranted and counterproductive for the developed world and particularly for the world's energy poor.’
- ‘The tidal wave caused by global warming alarmism has hit me.’
- ‘A theory I have is that the alarmism about television and children is a kind of anti-feminism (intentional or unintentional).’
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.