Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Simulated or pretended; insincere.‘her eyes widened with feigned shock’
- ‘That justification has already been rendered void by the judiciary, so a feigned appeal to ‘diversity’ is the only rationalization left.’
- ‘A controlled belly-laugh, followed by a small closing cough of feigned detachment.’
- ‘It was part of a certain mood of feigned seriousness about ‘climate change.’’
- ‘You'll pardon me if I don't take this feigned outrage very seriously.’
- ‘All of this feigned rankle and melodramatic outrage!’
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.