Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘As an affirmer, the teacher appeared to support and encourage student contributions to the classroom discourse.’
- ‘Book now for all of these shows and events and join the life affirmers filling the venues.’
- ‘I treasure your friendship because we are steadfast affirmers of the same belief and that makes us profoundly one.’
- ‘To tell someone that s/he should be obligated to the pursuit of an idealizing end is not to be an affirmer of life but a denier.’
- ‘But if what it overwhelmingly finds is smallness, spiritual squalor, it would seem to be required of the affirmer to intervene and raise the tone of the world.’
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.