Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to or denoting a type of personality or behaviour characterized by the avoidance of intimacy or social interaction:‘he was also anxious, avoidant, and unable to manage conflict’
- ‘They're highly anxious, they're not avoidant, they're willing to discuss their problems.’
- ‘Their attachment to primary carers was classified as insecure/anxious or avoidant.’
- ‘People who are securely attached tend to display low anxiety, they're not avoidant and they get involved in relationships.’
- ‘It is also often comorbid with other mental illnesses such as bipolar, major depression, anxiety, avoidant personality disorder, OCD, OCPD, to name a few.’
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.