Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not having a distinctive character or features.
- ‘He smiled again as he saw me, mumbling something indistinctive.’
- ‘Jake on the other hand, sat at the very front, a couple of his own cronies on either side of him, all three of them talking in indistinctive low whispers.’
- ‘If the first film had anything going for it, it was the lead actress, whose roles prior had been indistinctive and forgettable.’
- ‘The shadows reminded me of Gregory and the indistinctive noises around me brought me into some kind of trance.’
- ‘This would be all well and good if they did not come off as rather generic and indistinctive.’
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.