Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘it would have been impolite to leave in the middle of the band's set’
rude, bad-mannered, ill-mannered, unmannerly, discourteous, uncivil, disrespectful, inconsiderate, boorish, churlish, ill-bred, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ungracious, ungallant
insolent, impudent, impertinent, cheeky, pert, audacious, brassy, offensive, insulting, derogatory
loutish, rough, crude, unrefined, indelicate, indecorous, brash, vulgar
informal ignorant, fresh, lippy
archaic malapert, contumelious
rare underbred, mannerless
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.