Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In a way that can be heard:‘the view of the snow-capped Alps caused everyone in the carriage to gasp audibly’
- ‘"Oh, that," he pauses, trying to ignore the girls who now snicker audibly.’
- ‘At last, she had stopped crying, at least audibly anyway.’
- ‘Sighing audibly the young swordsman shook his head, in frustration and disgust at his own incompetence.’
- ‘When he hangs up, the man sighs audibly.’
- ‘Her institution "affirms the political relevance of the great Western ethical imperative," which, it turns out, includes your duty not to audibly communicate with people via a hand-held device.’
- ‘Then he suddenly notices something really shocking and his hand flies up to his head as he gasps audibly.’
- ‘She quickened her eating pace, and audibly swallowed one last time.’
- ‘This is accompanied with a very loud "beep" from the unit to let you know audibly that a button has been pushed.’
- ‘Some audiences become audibly uncomfortable whilst watching this film.’
- ‘Overall, the movie sounds great and the conversations are crisp and easy to audibly understand; no muffled mix here.’
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.