Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Passive absorbers of information or active creators of knowledge?’
- ‘I don't think you would recommend a curry a day for headaches but it is possible that someone with a headache who is a very good absorber of salicylic acid might find it went away if they had a vindaloo.’
- ‘Ian is very analytical and an enormous absorber of information, and very argumentative.’
- ‘The base coat contains absorbers to soak up sweat and oil, and the topcoat contains color that evened out my red blotches and discolorations.’
- ‘In general, it has been assumed that UV absorbers function in a manner analogous to that operating during polyolefin stabilization, i.e. by reducing the flux of near-UV light that could interact with the pulp fibers.’
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.