Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The players were surprisingly down-to-earth away from the table and it was interesting that a couple of the loudest banterers at the table actually were very friendly and pretty quiet in real life.’
- ‘In fact, in modern usage, ‘scoundrel’ can be a playful term referring to a prankster or banterer.’
- ‘Immediately, the room banterers snidely remarked on my effort to be appear intelligent, of having way too much time on my hands, etc.’
- ‘Ivey's gradual meltdown from confident banterer to disheveled mutterer is valiantly limned, layered with dozens of revealing looks signaling fear and frustration.’
- ‘Well, she's not the snappiest of banterers, but that's all right.’
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.