Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Instead, the acoustics of musical space is, in itself, an alterable element of the representational system within which musical meanings are constructed.’
- ‘The key is to stop thinking in terms of a computer as a set of memory cells alterable at will by a sequence of instructions.’
- ‘Free people have multiple and alterable identities.’
- ‘When poverty started being seen not as inevitable, but as something alterable, being poor moved from the realm of bad luck to the realm of injustice.’
- ‘Life-hopes of the first kind, to speak of them in one way, partly involve thinking of our futures as open or unfixed or alterable.’
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.