Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The story remains the same - wildly improbable and allusively rendered - but the music has inflated and deepened in a manner befitting the giant robots, imploding planets, and freaky cast of thousands it contains.’
- ‘Mann says it's a strange thing with the fulfilment of prophecies, they often confirm themselves allusively rather than literally.’
- ‘While Grosvenor's dramatically cantilevered sculptures disturbed space in an almost physical manner, like a speeding boat's wake, his recent pieces activate space allusively and emotionally.’
- ‘Yet Moffatt makes the point allusively, in a whisper entirely in keeping with the tone of the work.’
- ‘These rambles take the author, briefly and allusively, through a great many topics other than his primary concern with taste.’
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.