Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(entirely) consistent.‘the art and science of any culture are of a piece’
similar, alike, the same, exactly the same, indistinguishable, undistinguishable, identical, uniform, of the same kind, twin, interchangeable, undifferentiated, homogeneous, cut from the same cloth, consistent, unvaryingView synonyms
- ‘But it's also clear that this kind of ethnography and nature worship is thoroughly of a piece with her earlier work.’
- ‘Actually, it's of a piece with how agriculture and the rural poor have been treated this past decade or so.’
- ‘The covers are of a piece with the whole issue, setting a low-key and intriguing tone.’
- ‘It was of a piece with what he did earlier in the debate, where he came out against labels.’
- ‘This, again, would be of a piece with Hindu theology which says that every thing is Prakasha, or light.’
- ‘His earlier intervention over Foundation Hospitals was of a piece.’
- ‘It is a beautiful object, all of a piece and remarkably consistent.’
- ‘The hyperbolic scheme seems to be of a piece with the bold strokes of the ancient epic.’
- ‘The world has changed along with the rise of advertising, and it all seems of a piece.’
- ‘This might just be seen as a kind of inappropriate response disorder, of a piece with government policy in general.’
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.