Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘An increasingly educated electorate can spot bias with greater acumen and astuteness than ever before.’
- ‘‘I completely understand people's curiosity about the question,’ he says reflectively, with the political astuteness of an actor twice his age.’
- ‘Instead, Chen's address displayed a sensitivity and astuteness unexpected of a politician who until recently was rarely in the limelight.’
- ‘I want to thank Brian Gelling for his foresight and astuteness in handling the negotiations.’
- ‘He is known far and wide, not for his intellectual astuteness or classroom achievements, but for his ability to energize campus social life.’
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.