Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The survival of political machines usually rested on the amenability of federal supervisors.’
- ‘These are interesting because of their low prices, and their amenability to living in your home entertainment center.’
- ‘Instead, it is employed as a resource for stabilizing defendants, particularly during the early phases of treatment, and for increasing amenability to treatment.’
- ‘It was this Jesuit amenability to incorporating pre-existing non-Christian beliefs and practises in their efforts at conversion that was causing Rome in this same period to censure the order in India and China.’
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.