Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Wrongly represent or interpret.‘phrases that may be controversial are misrendered or omitted’
misreport, misrepresent, misstate, quote incorrectly, quote out of context, take out of context, distort, twist, slant, bias, put a spin on, pervert, falsify, garble, muddle, mistranslateView synonyms
- ‘The database misrenders names of some Latin Americans.’
- ‘He should stop misrendering our hypothesis.’
- ‘Since the early days of the web right on up to the present, browsers have purposely misrendered badly written HTML so that people could view the pages instead of getting junk or a blank page.’
- ‘Phrases that may be controversial are misrendered or omitted more frequently than less controversial phrases.’
- ‘He misquotes and misrenders Marshall so badly one doubts if he ever finished reading Marshall's Principles.’
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.