Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Observers of black swans tend to overestimate the analysable and underestimate the non-explainable.’
- ‘Searle wants to deny that collective intentions are analyzable in terms of singular intentions, but he also wants (and in my view with better reasons) to deny that there are collective spirits or other mysterious creations.’
- ‘Paula Fox's fourth novel, The Widow's Children, is the least analyzable and, to my mind, most emotionally satisfying of all her books.’
- ‘Lumping ‘weblogs’ together for the purposes of criticism makes about as much sense as considering all ‘homepages’ as an analysable unit.’
- ‘Thirty-two of the 490 patients entered in the trial were either ineligible or had no analyzable data, which resulted in a study population of 458 patients.’
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.