Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an online forum or chat room) not monitored for inappropriate or offensive content.
absolute, unqualified, unconditional, categorical, complete, total, thoroughgoing, downright, outright, utter, out-and-out, unadulterated, unalloyed, undiluted, unmixed, untempered, unmodified, unabated, undiminished, unmollified, unsoftened, unredeemed, unambiguous, unequivocal, veritable, perfect, consummate, pure, sheer, rank, in every way, positive, real, deep-dyedView synonyms
- ‘And in the US and elsewhere, unmoderated chat rooms will remain open to those who pay about £11 a year.’
- ‘I then saw it a fourth time - posted in an unmoderated forum on the Internet, where it was openly and explicitly debated.’
- ‘Net service firm MSN closed down its unmoderated UK chat rooms last October over concerns paedophiles were using them for grooming.’
- ‘The country's largest mobile phone operator suspended its chat services last year after it became concerned about some content in unmoderated chatrooms.’
- ‘He favors chatrooms, even unmoderated, as a space for rank-and-file members to express themselves.’
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.