Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It shows the degree of anomalousness with respect to best fitting class at each location.’
- ‘Our design maintains records of event likelihood, from which we approximate the anomalousness of a given packet.’
- ‘‘To imagine oneself a gypsy,’ she writes, ‘is to escape, in some sense, from conventional femininity; it is also to claim kinship with those who mirror and explain one's anomalousness’.’
- ‘It is a text whose supposed anomalousness has often caused it to be read out of context - or not to be read at all.’
- ‘Here the anomalousness or asymmetry of the parabola is much less apparent - indeed the circle would seem a more obvious choice in the ‘one of these things is not like the others’ game.’
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.