Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the doctor made him feel uneasy’
worried, anxious, ill at ease, troubled, disturbed, agitated, nervous, tense, overwrought, keyed up, on edge, edgy, apprehensive, restive, restless, fidgety, discomposed, discomfited, perturbed, alarmed, fearful, fraught, upset
uncomfortable, self-conscious, embarrassed, unsettled
British informal stressy
calm, at ease
2‘he had an uneasy feeling that it was going to cause trouble’
worrying, disturbing, troubling, agitating, alarming, dismaying, perturbing, disquieting, concerning, unsettling, disconcerting, upsetting
3‘this victory ensured an uneasy peace for nearly three years’
tense, awkward, strained, constrained, forced, fraught, precarious, unstable, insecure
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.