Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘it would be discourteous to ignore her’
rude, impolite, ill-mannered, bad-mannered, disrespectful, uncivil, unmannerly, unchivalrous, ungallant, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-bred, churlish, boorish, crass, ungracious, graceless, uncouth
insolent, impudent, cheeky, audacious, presumptuous
curt, brusque, blunt, offhand, unceremonious, short, sharp, uncomplimentary, offensive, insulting, derogatory, disparaging
archaic malapert, contumelious
rare underbred, mannerless
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.