Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘insurgent forces have captured the north of the country’
rebellious, rebel, revolutionary, mutinous, mutinying
traitorous, renegade, rioting, seditious, subversive
rare insurrectionary, insurrectionist
1‘government troops were fighting insurgents’
rebel, revolutionary, revolutionist, mutineer, agitator, subversive, guerrilla, anarchist, terrorist, bioterrorist, narcoterrorist, ecoterrorist, cyberterrorist, agroterrorist, rioter
freedom fighter, resistance fighter
rare insurrectionist, insurrectionary
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.