Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he had an impulsive nature’
impetuous, spontaneous, hasty, passionate, emotional, uninhibited, unrepressed, abandoned
rash, reckless, foolhardy, madcap, devil-may-care, daredevil, hot-headed, wild, daring, adventurous
2‘his impulsive decision to leave his job and join the army’
impromptu, snap, spontaneous, unpremeditated, spur-of-the-moment, extemporaneous
impetuous, precipitate, hasty, headlong, rash, reckless, incautious, imprudent, injudicious
sudden, quick, ill-considered, ill-thought-out, unplanned, thoughtless, unthinking
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.