Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Too much amorphousness can become tedious too, though.’
- ‘I, unlike a lot of academics, am not bothered by the amorphousness and vagueness of spirituality.’
- ‘In actual fact, what we have here are irremediably sick and futureless mass-men, whose ideal is amorphousness, whose ethos is formlessness and who hate nothing so much as discipline, form, definition.’
- ‘The trouble with life (the novelist will feel) is its amorphousness, its ridiculous fluidity.’
- ‘However, the author argues that the informality and amorphousness of these networks makes it difficult to account for, and engage with, the formal (centralised and institutional) aspects of politics.’
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.