Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Apart from the times when my argumentativeness has threatened to scupper even that.’
- ‘His luminous intelligence and genial argumentativeness made it respectable to be a dissenter.’
- ‘Key features of oppositional defiant disorder include argumentativeness, noncompliance with rules and negativism.’
- ‘The author's natural argumentativeness expresses itself in a continuing debate about faith and religion, often with Bono as his sparring partner.’
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.