Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Lacking organization or order:‘haphazard, orderless results’
disorderly, disordered, unorganized, mixed up, jumbled, muddled, untidy, messy, cluttered, chaotic, confused, topsy-turvy, haphazard, randomView synonyms
- ‘Must the emerging borderless world of economic globalization also be a superficial and orderless world?’
- ‘It's made the world orderless and boundless and ubiquitous, being able to touch every corner of the earth and communicate freely.’
- ‘Scientists continue to find order and purpose in an orderless and purposeless universe which can nonetheless produce structures of great beauty.’
- ‘This is simply how we do things, orderless, curiously herd-like in our individualism.’
- ‘Ideas are supposed to beget ideas in these musical phrases, but all too often orderless complexity begets only numbness of the mind.’
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.