Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A right-wing or anti-liberal white man, especially a working-class one:‘his core constituency is angry white males’
- ‘For years, Limbaugh's daily audience of 20 million listeners, made up primarily of angry white males, never had a problem with Limbaugh's racial insensitivity.’
- ‘Hugh Laurie does a surprisingly good job playing an angry white male.’
- ‘They are a reaction to oppression - or at least a transmogrification of the angry white male into the docile white wimp.’
- ‘On WABC Hannity inherited Grant's fan base of angry white males, who listened to his show in the New York City area.’
- ‘Well, either it was just basically a stupid mistake on Daschle's part, or what it was was an attempt to rip out a page from the mid-1990s playbook of demonizing the angry white male.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.