Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not particularly interesting or surprising:‘his early childhood was unremarkable’‘an unremarkable house’
tedious, dull, monotonousView synonyms
- ‘For a documentary about a sport widely seen as boring and unremarkable, Gentlemen is loaded with drama.’
- ‘While the statement on the website was short and unremarkable, the sidebar on the web page was interesting.’
- ‘The rest of my evening was fairly unremarkable, save for two other interesting events.’
- ‘She seems determined to make the even the most unremarkable foods sound gloriously decadent and sensuous.’
- ‘For Forbes, there are a lot of poets writing very unremarkable poetry in ordinary language about ordinary lives.’
- ‘Now the charging of interest is accepted as an unremarkable feature of modern society.’
- ‘The result is a highly inoffensive, passable sound which has its interesting, if unremarkable, moments.’
- ‘Today, and for quite some time, he was feeling as unremarkable and nondescript as he looked.’
- ‘On April 2nd, at this unremarkable place, an accident happened that I will remember every day of my life.’
- ‘Once again, it was OK to wear ordinary clothes, ordinary shoes and live somewhere unremarkable.’
- ‘From the outside, the garden looks unremarkable: just a black, rock wall with a concealed entrance.’
- ‘He was not even much of a writer, with a bland and unremarkable style of putting pen to paper.’
- ‘It is an unremarkable little book with a dull cloth cover, but Janette Ray takes it from the shelf with loving care.’
- ‘But it's unremarkable in its style, galloping along like a transcript of a conversation you might hear on a bus.’
- ‘The sunset, when it came a little while later, was unremarkable.’
- ‘His antenatal history had been unremarkable, with normal antenatal scans.’
- ‘Actually, one surprise about meeting Lewis is how unremarkable she looks off the track.’
- ‘It could be a hint of promise in an unremarkable season, or the beginning of a transition through which Liverpool finally deliver.’
- ‘Watson's history minutes are interesting, but the doc itself is unremarkable.’
- ‘The street is ordinary and the block of flats that the camera chooses to linger over is plain and unremarkable.’
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.