Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It leads to reduced credibility of the appointees and may lead people to question the motives of the appointers.’
- ‘It is not a perfect system - vacancies do not occur on regular schedules, and judges do not always decide cases the way their appointers might have anticipated.’
- ‘What's important is the judgment and the will of the appointer.’
- ‘Receivers and managers in the case of insolvency regularly fail to obtain indemnities from their appointers but look usually only to the assets.’
- ‘And yet, on the other hand, maybe the relationship is properly seen as part of the qualifications, precisely because it is often closely correlated to how well the appointer knows and trusts the appointee.’
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.