Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The quality of being made or produced by human beings rather than occurring naturally:‘vigorous debates about the authenticity of the original and the artificiality of the copy’
- 1.1 The quality of being contrived or false:‘users complain about the artificiality of war games’
- 1.1 The quality of being contrived or false:
2Insincerity or affectedness:‘he claimed to have been horrified by the artificiality of his actors during the making of his first feature film’
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.