Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
brutality, brutalism, cruelty, bestiality, barbarism, barbarousness, savagery, viciousness, fierceness, ferocity, wickedness, nastiness, ruthlessness, remorselessness, mercilessness, villainy, murderousness, heinousness, nefariousness, monstrousness, baseness, vileness, inhumanity, blackness, fiendishness, black-heartedness, hellishness, ghastliness, horrorView synonyms
- ‘'Tis the first time my cousin's blackheartedness has done me some good.’
- ‘Animals can never hope to plumb the black-heartedness of men.’
- ‘He was convinced of the black-heartedness of those who stood in his way.’
- ‘The power-hungry authorities have displayed brutality and blackheartedness.’
- ‘It might be that each thief is a black-hearted scoundrel; but it is equally possible that black-heartedness is only a feature of one or two.’
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.