Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘This Tribunal is enjoined to not only be fair, but also to be quick and to act inquisitorially and not adversarially.’
- ‘Eventually this pressure led in 1935 to a Parliamentary Select Committee enquiry into their case, conducted adversarially between two different systems of philosophy and treatment.’
- ‘There are other occasions, however, when a prosecutor engages in what appears to be adversarially correct behavior that nonetheless impedes the search for truth.’
- ‘Go back as far as you like, you'll find (some/many) literary theorists insisting that Lies Are Good while (some/many) historians adversarially promote an ethos of Just-the-Facts.’
- ‘Historically, radical feminism started with the assumption that the sexes are adversarially poised.’
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.