Sometimes you'll be writing about how cheap, sloppy, and crummy something is and you'll go, "Hang on. Is janky a real word?"
"Shod" means "wearing shoes," and "slipshod" first meant "wearing loose shoes" or "wearing slippers."
"The owner’s contractors were cutting corners. The building materials were second-rate and the workmanship was slipshod."
Explain the meaning of "slipshod" without saying "untidy" or "slapdash."
Fill in the blanks: "(Someone) knew how to _____, although in the most slipshod way that would (meet some low standard)."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
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