Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Run by the reprobates behind the Going Places club night and Shavers' Weekly magazine, this is a traditional Victorian bar sympathetically, yet anarchically, transformed into the kind of local you would have if you designed it yourself.’
- ‘But you have to hunt around in the stock which is arranged, to put it politely, somewhat anarchically.’
- ‘Koornong is part of the site that was used for the Koornong alternative school which was anarchically alive during the pre-World War Two years and a little beyond, a forerunner of modern experimental education.’
- ‘Their analysis, therefore, focuses on ways of deterring competitive strategies that are otherwise seen to be the rational response within an anarchically structured system.’
- ‘While the content develops automatically and anarchically, nothing happens to the social structure of Wikipedia without the consent of the core community.’
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.