Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Unable to understand; perplexed:‘the questioners were met with puzzled looks’‘she looked puzzled and angry with him’
- ‘The puzzled Marine tried to explain he had only X-funds allocated for silencers.’
- ‘Well, it doesn't end with a rooftop concert played for a puzzled and scant audience of bystanders.’
- ‘Stockdale's question was mistaken as the puzzled musings of a lost and confused man.’
- ‘Looking surprised, a little boy peers at the elderly woman, who takes the puzzled gaze as a question.’
- ‘The question parallels the large question ringing in the ears of millions of puzzled Americans.’
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.