Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Statistical data relating to the population and particular groups within it:‘the demographics of book buyers’
- ‘We gathered information on demographics, tobacco use, and medical and obstetric histories from the women.’
- ‘Do you have any information about the demographics of book buyers, by age and genre of book?’
- ‘We'd like information about the demographics of the average lawn-care customer.’
- ‘Demand shifts when demographics change either in numbers of people or in the amount of funds available.’
- ‘I no doubt acknowledge the fact that provinces differ due to population demographics.’
- ‘Next time around this constituency, with its now rapidly changing demographics, will no longer be a safe unionist seat.’
- ‘In addition, the survey compares students by basic demographics and by their year in school.’
- ‘Classrooms were matched for similarities in location and population demographics.’
- ‘During the past forty years very little of value has come out of economic studies using age demographics.’
- ‘Whether these opposing price trends leave you more giddy than glum depends largely on demographics.’
- ‘Needless to say, these percentages are changing as the demographics of the online population change.’
- ‘Results were weighted to reflect the demographics of the total U.S. population.’
- ‘Spending power and demographics are the key factors that have always dominated the retail market.’
- ‘In addition to these income gains, there are issues related to population and demographics.’
- ‘In the future, demographics may alter food trends in yet different directions.’
- ‘Population density and demographics may have a major effect on which habitats are used or unused.’
- ‘Whether a country spends or saves is typically a function of its demographics.’
- ‘Changing demographics and workforce trends have profoundly altered the workplace.’
- ‘Let's turn now to the subject of demographics, with special emphasis on immigration.’
- ‘Our demographics are more like those of Latin America than Europe.’
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.