Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They have talked late into the night, and, appositely, it is now dawn.’
- ‘Popularly mooted ‘Governance Reform’ in the South Asian subcontinent should appositely commence from the leadership ranks.’
- ‘The breeding female and male will differ appositely in some traits, female legs require a more slender appearance than the strong bone required for a bull calf.’
- ‘The sketches take the reader into our lurid political past, the author tossing out the appositely tongue-in-cheek quote, the well-informed political parallel abroad.’
- ‘More appositely, it makes a fine partner to the Bin 65 Chardonnay if you intend to serve a heavily spiced leg of lamb tomorrow.’
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.