Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1By means of human intervention rather than naturally:‘she never wanted to be kept artificially alive with life support’
- 1.1 In a contrived or false way:‘the presenter tried to artificially create an argument between the two’[as submodifier] ‘artificially low prices’
- 1.1 In a contrived or false way:
2In an insincere or affected way:‘I'm next to him, smiling artificially through my misery’
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.