Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having thick, shaggy, and unkempt hair.
hairy, hirsute, bushy, thick, woolly, fleecy, long-haired, unshorn, uncut, shock-headedView synonyms
- ‘Although now reduced to a shock-headed caricature, no one could ever dispute the musician's straight-ahead integrity and flair.’
- ‘A shock-headed young man and three pale-green girls alone wandered among the pictures.’
- ‘At least as common are the Tibetans, the shock-headed long-coated little dogs which came to China during the Manchu dynasty as gifts from the grand lamas at Lhasa.’’
- ‘A shock-headed boy, breathless from running, flung himself into the room.’
- ‘In this sequel, he took off from a prologue featuring Byron and Mary Shelley discussing sequel possibilities before introducing the lonely creature's shock-headed bride.’
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.