Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘His aphoristic, rhetorical style, lends itself to statements that sound arresting but often mean very little.’
- ‘However, interspersed throughout his reminiscences are observations about his present preoccupations, micro-essays on music, art, and literature, as well as aphoristic sentences.’
- ‘Like so many aphoristic cliches, it collapses after a moment's scrutiny.’
- ‘Each in addition is accompanied by a short, aphoristic gloss below.’
- ‘Albert Einstein had a more aphoristic way of stating this principle when talking about scientific hypotheses.’
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.