Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plaintiff's reply to the defendant's rebutter.
refutation, denial, disproving, counter-argument, countering, invalidation, negation, contradictionView synonyms
- ‘Yates’ lawyers are sure to play more excerpts of her videotaped interviews for their surrebutters.’
- ‘In the debates, the candidates will be allowed two-minute responses, 90-second rebuttals and 60-second surrebutters at the discretion of the moderator.’
Late 16th century: from sur- in addition + rebutter, on the pattern of surrejoinder.
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.