Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Unlike surrounding leaves, these pages - heavily edited, faded, some with frayed edges - were typed with a black ribbon, a telltale sign of antecedence.’
- ‘This antecedence of being does not yet have the responsibility of being.’
- ‘Existence is always infinitely indebted to this absolute antecedence, this inconceivable origin.’
- ‘Now Afro-Americans, frustrated in their search for antecedence in their African line, might turn to their Scottish roots.’
- ‘This has a long antecedence, and the book reviews some of the historical and theoretical literature on the nature of law, including some Marxist sources.’
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.