Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He is among the most ‘museal’ of contemporary poets, and his aggregative and anthological oeuvre now comprises a dozen volumes in which the voices and stories of the high-cultural past reconvene.’
- ‘Memory does not proceed by the accumulation or collage of fragments, but according to a structuring, aggregative grammar; according to already-visited configurations.’
- ‘Fourth, the conventional focus on overall living standards is too aggregative to pay adequate attention to the importance of specific freedoms.’
- ‘By focussing on submitting opinions in the form of votes, referenda tend to represent the ‘general will’ in the most simplistic aggregative terms, as little more than a snapshot of majority opinion.’
- ‘The results of consolidating spending units into a monolithic solidarity must be to eliminate money as well as other financial phenomena from aggregative economic analysis.’
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.