Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘What commentators often fail to do, however, is to translate our instincts into a reasoned articulable account of why such a privacy problem is harmful.’
- ‘Mann, Broch, Musil, Schnitzler, Doblin, Stefan Zweig, and Joseph Roth all oriented themselves around fairly articulable ideologies, some more complex than others.’
- ‘And I'm not at all certain, looking at what I've read over the past week or so, that we have some kind of articulable standards that agents in the field are going to be able to follow.’
- ‘The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office policy states that for an officer to use the Taser, an individual must pose ‘an articulable threat to the officer and/or another person.’’
- ‘I assume that there are articulable reasons why Professor Stone holds this view, but the Times doesn't tell us what they are.’
- ‘They may not stop your car without some articulable individualized suspicion, or search your apartment without probable cause (a higher standard) and a warrant.’
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.