Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Unable to be erased or forgotten.
inherent, innate, inborn, inbred, congenital, natural, native, constitutional, built-in, ingrained, deep-rooted, inseparable, permanent, indelible, ineradicable, ineffaceableView synonyms
- ‘The last of the author's five premises is belief in the intrinsic importance, the ineffaceable worth of life on this earth.’
- ‘He confided once that it had been a visit of singular and unclouded happiness which left an ineffaceable impression.’
- ‘We have the deep ineffaceable shame of our treatment of the indigenous people from that moment on.’
- ‘Like in other parts of the world, the devastation the killer waves have caused along the coastal belt of the district has left ineffaceable scars in society.’
- ‘The ineffaceable quality of these early pictorial and literary impressions affords the strongest plea for good art in the nursery and the schoolroom.’
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.