Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The present invention is also concerned with a blood components separator unit, which can advantageously be used in practice of the above-mentioned method.’
- ‘However, the institutional structure of copyright societies has historically led to advantageously structured royalty terms.’
- ‘Here I rely on Chun, who is somewhat more advantageously positioned to participate in this debate, to provide the critique.’
- ‘Lunar eclipses - like that advantageously interpreted by Christopher Columbus in 1504-may more easily be used because they can be seen over a much wider area.’
- ‘These sorts of events, intelligently and advantageously staged, can produce celebrities, or increase the fame of celebrities.’
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.