Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Report (an event or instance of something) with disproportionately great frequency or emphasis.‘newspapers overreported sexual offenses’
- ‘I tend to over-report every story, as a glance at my desk demonstrates.’
- ‘He feels that the community agrees it was over-reported.’
- ‘The newspaper effectively refused to report on the candidate's moral viewpoints, even though it did not hesitate to over-report any issue going against the opposition.’
- ‘The Chief of Police berates the media for over-reporting that terrible case.’
- ‘Sophos believes that mass-mailing viruses can easily become over-reported, especially in statistics derived from email gateway detections alone.’
- ‘And I think there has been a little bit of over-reporting, for one reason or another, of this.’
- ‘The danger, he warns, is over-reporting of U.S. engineering jobs being outsourced overseas, which discourages young people from pursuing engineering careers.’
- ‘The 22 page study documents that despite the decrease in youth-perpetrated crime - down by 33% nationwide since 1993 - newspapers over-reported youth crime, giving the opposite impression.’
- ‘The city is relatively secure, apart from a tiny minority of die-hards who insist on directing the occasional rockets at you but in all honesty, the violence is over-reported.’
- ‘I suspect its saturation coverage of the whole event had more to do with proximity than strategy; CNN invariably over-reports any story originating near its Atlanta studios.’
- ‘I would say crime. There's a real concern about criminal activity in Edmonton but I think that it's over-reported.’
- ‘It may also be the case that men tend to over-report female initiation given interactionist pressures to ‘do gender’ and therefore constitute their own desirability during interviews.’
- ‘In fact, others argue that IE's security flaws are over-reported in the media simply because of IE's popularity.’
- ‘It seems to me that this confirms the theory that the press over-reports stories that play into pre-existing tropes and stereotypes about a candidate and ignore potential stories that don't.’
- ‘But nothing seems to be as powerful an opiate as an extended court case - massively over-reported by the media - of some quite insignificant individual who has fallen foul of the law.’
- ‘The issue of over-reporting of ‘actual’ poor health has been addressed elsewhere.’
- ‘This again relies on physician-reported behavior and is likely to be over-reported; furthermore, teaching of TSE does not mean that patients regularly or correctly perform the examination.’
- ‘In both the work done in Wiltshire and in the work that we did at the Game Conservancy Trust, we found over-reporting of the hunt culls by farmers.’
- ‘Rape of women is under-reported, not over-reported.’
- ‘While over-reporting attacks may create the impression that the campaign is more negative than it really is, under-representing attacks may make it more difficult for voters to see distinctions between candidates.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.