Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It need hardly be said that Vogts speaks far better English than most of us do German, but top-class management demands an articulacy which will enable a man to put himself across quickly and clearly in noisy, hectic dressing-rooms.’
- ‘Ever the idealist, she wants to harness that private articulacy and put it in the public domain.’
- ‘His articulacy, coupled with his background knowledge, puts him head and shoulders above all other part-time BBC football summarisers.’
- ‘His transition from music to speech seemed almost effortless, highlighting his under-rated articulacy and revealing a hitherto unseen capacity for empathy during interviews for his award-winning Home Truths programme.’
- ‘I'm looking for people with interest and attitude and a level of articulacy; an ability to communicate well.’
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.