Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘years of sectarian violence’
factional, schismatic, cliquish, clannish, partisan, parti pris
doctrinaire, dogmatic, extreme, fanatical, rigid, inflexible, bigoted, hidebound, narrow-minded
tolerant, liberal, broad-minded
1‘he was attacked by sectarians within the world of modern art’
separatist, dissenter, dissident, nonconformist, free thinker, renegade, recusant, schismatic, revisionist
unbeliever, sceptic, agnostic, atheist, non-theist
zealot, Young Turk, extremist, radical, activist, militant
bigot, dogmatist, partisan, devotee
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.