Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘These pursuits require mental acuteness, intellectual agility and detailed analysis.’
- ‘The acuteness and expanse of his vision, his documentary power, and his grace and skill as an artist make his work devastatingly, frighteningly immediate.’
- ‘The intelligence and analytical acuteness you bring to the site have been an inspiration to me.’
- ‘Another hazard of being a former president, it seems, is that you feel the force of your successors' policy reversals with all the acuteness of personal slights.’
- ‘It doesn't work quickly for everyone, it depends on the acuteness of the complaint and how long it's been there.’
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.