Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘At her best, she's affectingly funny; at her worst, she's alienatingly self-conscious.’
- ‘It was affectingly acted, beautifully designed, and, for lack of a better word, crunchy.’
- ‘Though the scenario is murky, several of the main characters are affectingly portrayed.’
- ‘And so I complete what I affectingly refer to as my ‘pop trilogy’ reviews.’
- ‘They now have a most unusual friendship and she speaks affectingly of his story as a peculiarly American tragedy.’
- ‘It's a quiet story, affectingly intimate, dealing as it does with family, pride, roots and humility.’
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.