Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The general principle in civil litigation is that the burden of proof lies on the asserter of a claim.’
- ‘A telltale sign of this trick is the rule, established by the assertor, that one may not reject any portion of the assertion.’
- ‘The true principles of national glory are opened by the grandeur of the minds of these assertors of political freedom.’
- ‘But these assertors assert the opposite of this.’
- ‘Therefore they can but suitably value the restorers and assertors of it.’
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.