Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fail to remember:‘mostly what you disremember ain't worth the trouble to call to mind’
- ‘It provides the means for the user to apply passwords and disremember them.’
- ‘In Kentridge's opinion, this desensitization, particularly in relation to violence, amounts to a form of disremembering.’
- ‘The redemption is achieved through memory, the uncovering of power's buried past: ‘They make you disremember, forget, dismember,’ the narrator says, ‘Remember… remember’.’
- ‘‘Freud said the most profound remembering is disremembering,’ counters Melvyn.’
- ‘That got tiring fast, since I disremembered the notes to the chorus.’
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.