Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not radical, serious, or exceptional; moderate.‘a strong and nonextreme leader who ran a powerful, positive campaign’
dispassionate, non-extreme, middle-of-the-road, non-radical, non-reactionary, open to reason, equitable, impartialView synonyms
- ‘The cumulative damage in non-extreme scenarios mounts up in more subtle ways.’
- ‘We need qualified, independent and non-extreme judges for the courts.’
- ‘To attain nirvana, Buddha suggested taking a non-extreme course called the Middle Path.’
- ‘Among some adolescent boys and girls, nonextreme strategies that were being used to decrease weight developed into health risk behaviors.’
- ‘She thinks people enjoy regular non-extreme skiing quite a bit.’
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.