Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The quality of being arrogant.‘the arrogance of this man is astounding’
haughtiness, conceit, hubris, self-importance, egotism, sense of superiorityView synonyms
- ‘From this side of the Channel, one can easily pour scorn on Gallic arrogance.’
- ‘The arrogance that Dawkins displayed is perhaps the root of all the hostility we see against science.’
- ‘Gone is the shameless arrogance and empire building of the previous incumbents.’
- ‘He is an unassuming man, devoid of arrogance, a few years too old to be called a prodigy.’
- ‘The audacity and arrogance of that move has not been lost on the people of New Zealand.’
- ‘The official media has stressed the culpability of the American side and the arrogance of its leaders.’
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.