Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The new tribes, I believe, will be biographically structured - hip-hoppers, Amnesty International members, and so on - people who actually feel that they have something in common no matter where they were born.’
- ‘That it is both biographically true and entirely factual in the process, makes it more pointed: the tang of real blood, the taste of true tears - but no more true than had it been one of its author's fictions.’
- ‘WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan are indisputably middle-class figures, both biographically and in their place in British culture.’
- ‘But biographically you have at times seemed to regret that there is something almost dilettante about your involvement in the arts.’
- ‘The plain truth is that biographically there is really little left to be done.’
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.