Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Making no distinctions; indiscriminate.
- ‘Since White Christmas, the hunt has been on to find its commercial successor and countless lamentable ditties have been thrust upon an indiscriminating public.’
- ‘When did creativity take on this relatively indiscriminating meaning - referring to anything good?’
- ‘‘Available intelligence’ is a non-descript, indiscriminating term, probably deliberately employed to avoid questions as to what they knew of its quality and veracity.’
- ‘The film is entirely inoffensive, so it makes for perfect family fare - but only if the children are young enough to be indiscriminating about what they're seeing.’
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.