Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Mr. Knightley expressed his disapproval of Frank's behavior and Emma's vision of him by contrasting what he called French amiableness with English amiableness.’
- ‘The images, varying in scale, approach and depiction, present a range of emotions and attitudes, all traveling forward to the next era with various degrees of purpose, amiableness and likelihood.’
- ‘Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.’
- ‘But when she meets an unusual customer with an affinity for French films, his beautiful smile and amiableness melt her.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.