Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The emphasis is on the visceral, the emotive, and the artifactual; the museum personalizes history, encouraging visitors to identify with and put themselves in the place of the victims.’
- ‘Road to Perdition is probably too detached, too self-consciously artefactual to glamorise anything very much.’
- ‘Two others exploit the artifactual conditions that people create where they build their towns and villages.’
- ‘While most mussel harvests took place at residential sites where a range of activities are represented, artifactual and vertebrate remains indicate a shift to nonresidential mussel processing stations after A.D.800.’
- ‘Subsequent work in 2002 revealed the presence of preserved ecological, artifactual, and structural remains in undisturbed stratigraphic context associated with the Fort St. Joseph community.’
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.