Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘But is anyone else a little uncomfy with the Academy deciding that certain actors get singled out and others get lumped into a quick montage?’
- ‘I let out a low groan to let the surrounding world know I was awake, but other than that didn't move from my rather uncomfy spot on the hard wooden floor.’
- ‘We've just been to Ikea, and I said to her that I needed a proper studio chair for the kitchen, because the dining chairs were too uncomfy.’
- ‘If that were to happen our ride would become very… uncomfy.’
- ‘I need to know things will be OK, that it's worth this almighty struggle between comfy and nice, or uncomfy and better.’
- ‘Showing your boyfriend that you're not uncomfy being around both of them should diffuse any distrust.’
- ‘DJ nodded and then turned to the uniform she was required to wear, ‘That looks really uncomfy.’’
- ‘I feel kinda uncomfy here, I think I'm going to sit over here, so I don't match.’
- ‘He is obviously pretty uncomfy - he has broken ribs on top of all the other ailments so is finding it hard to get comfy.’
- ‘On several occasions over the last few weeks I've suddenly thought ‘Dang, this chair is really hard and uncomfy.’’
- ‘They run into a room with our beautiful brunette on the uncomfy hospital bed.’
- ‘The Zetra's are pretty uncomfy after a while, as the edges of the cuff do tend to dig in.’
- ‘You're gonna become one unhappy, sore and mundane dude if you wore uncomfy shoes all the time.’
- ‘This is not a political post, so my few friends who are uncomfy with my views on this election can read it.’
- ‘I sat down on the frightfully uncomfy seat and placed the sword on the battered wooden table.’
- ‘I've always been uncomfy with the notion that ‘funding for the arts’ is a legitimate function of government.’
- ‘I guess they could make your so uncomfy, but that seems either unlikely or like a really useful thing to discover.’
- ‘It makes me feel uncomfy but I don't know why and I worry slightly that it might become ‘hip’ to go off and be ‘spiritually enlightened’.’
- ‘Ward's partner, former linebacker Chris Spielman, initially was uncomfy also.’
- ‘And so, back to the topic, I feel uncomfy around people who agree too quickly to things.’
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.