Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[sentence adverb] As is generally admitted to be true:‘English is allowedly one of the most complete of the European languages’
- ‘For that reason, the worst sin that can be committed with Diego is to let him go; in fact when he runs it is impossible to stop it allowedly.’
- ‘Where then is the danger of trusting these cases, which form allowedly a very large proportion, to the hands of an intelligent and well educated woman?’
- ‘No one who has given up his name to Christ, is allowedly a self-seeker; that is against true Christianity.’
- ‘However, all stayed splendid and telling music, allowedly they studied to be composers.’
- ‘That was why, in the mid nineties, we started off with an - allowedly little creditable - attempt to modify our product.’
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.