Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Centred on or considered in terms of England or Britain.‘an Anglocentric view of Australian history’
- ‘I find it odd to have such an Anglocentric viewpoint in British Archaeology.’
- ‘His Scottish kingship was not in any way a trial run for kingship of England; modern scholars of Anglocentric persuasion may make the mistake of thinking that it was, but his English subjects never made that mistake.’
- ‘The threat to Welsh isn't quite so brutal as it was in the 19th century, when speaking Welsh was regarded as offensive by Anglocentric educators.’
- ‘The distinctive character and possibly the peculiarity of Crozier's book is its Britishness: despite the great amount of material on other countries, the overall view of the war is Anglocentric, and this is not unintentional.’
- ‘His arguments might have benefited from a less Anglocentric approach, however - for instance, in his treatment of the ideas of Calvin toward sculpture.’
- ‘Few things are so hypocritical than the cry of ‘racism’ when an outsider correctly skewers both England's arrogant, underachieving football team and the grossly Anglocentric British media.’
- ‘A glance at his index, in which ten columns are devoted to England, four to Scotland and a mere three to Wales, suggests that his sources may insist upon telling a predominantly Anglocentric story.’
- ‘T.S. Eliot's essay of 1929 argues against such Anglocentric and Italocentric definitions, but only by ascribing even greater consistency and homogenising power to Dante.’
- ‘Yet The Many-Headed Hydra also challenges some of Thompson's Anglocentric assumptions.’
- ‘He received an Anglocentric education and at the same time learned that he was an outsider.’
- ‘Ambler spent a fair bit of time outside England, especially in Paris, which may help explain why his writing escapes the Anglocentric worldview of his predecessors.’
- ‘He's critical of the Anglocentric view which defines Caribbean literature as Walcott, Naipaul and not much else.’
- ‘It would have been useful to place such issues in a more international perspective, but again the author has preferred an Anglocentric viewpoint.’
- ‘I was shocked by your Anglocentric bias.’
- ‘Both of these works provide a long-needed bridge between image and word in Christian thought and practice - though we still await works that move beyond the Eurocentric, even Anglocentric, focus.’
- ‘The histories of both William of Malmesbury and Henry of Huntingdon were in content decisively Anglocentric.’
- ‘Despite this, most modern historians have judged him from an Anglocentric viewpoint.’
- ‘Perhaps Koegler was rather Eurocentric; certainly the new dictionary seems somewhat Anglocentric.’
- ‘We can thus peer beyond the novel's apparent collusion ‘with Anglocentric conceptions of womanhood as a subject race’.’
- ‘In an Anglocentric America, an American means white, and whiteness is central as the unmarked standard or norm against which all so-called minorities are measured.’
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.