Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The provisional government boisterously protested the students' actions and fought fiercely for the unconditional and immediate release of the hostages.’
- ‘Moreover, they had to put up with a crowd of schoolchildren, boisterously playing ball or skipping rope or chasing one another through the show.’
- ‘There may have been fewer people inside the pubs, but outside multitudes upheld Irish social habits by smoking and drinking boisterously at the hundreds of tables hastily arranged on the sidewalks.’
- ‘Young boys surfed on broken refrigerator doors; children ran boisterously around abandoned sea shacks and flew kites; and families took the day off to picnic.’
- ‘Crammed inside the two-room house were fifteen or twenty men boisterously enjoying their Sunday afternoon, drinking and shooting craps.’
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.