Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He is understandably gynephobic, with an aversion for young women powered by an antipathic neurological response.’
- ‘Rather than wrap herself up in the mystique of the antipathic artist, Polly admits she's trapped in a self-defeating cycle of suffering followed by songwriting purgation.’
- ‘I will oppose all people whose ideals are violently antipathic to mine.’
- ‘In early 20th Century nationalist politics, what was of greater concern was that a pre-occupation with caste reform would retard nationalist mobilisation and not that caste might be antipathic to nationalism.’
- ‘The character of Michael Moran is at the same time antipathic and yet awakening pity.’
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.