Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The quality of being relevant or appropriate.‘the case has raised questions about the applicability of local laws to acts committed by foreigners outside the country’
- ‘The attorney general was seeking to distinguish the outcome so as to narrow the relevance and applicability of the ruling.’
- ‘Its applicability is limited to societies dominated by commodity exchange, necessarily capitalism.’
- ‘The clinical applicability of these results depends largely on the epidemiological characteristics of a population.’
- ‘Rose always packs her interpretations with interesting observations, but their general applicability eludes her.’
- ‘Their approach would appear to have applicability in areas of risk, in addition to financial markets.’
- ‘If interpreted very generally, those tenets may also have applicability to space power.’
- ‘The development of new technology for this project would have further applicability across several industries.’
- ‘His greatest contribution comes in illustrating the general utility and broad applicability of legal history.’
- ‘Articulating values involves making philosophical judgments about their scope and applicability to social and moral issues.’
- ‘The discussion highlights the applicability of the method to economic valuation.’
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.