Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Opposite extremes have much in common.
- ‘In the recesses of the Middle East where extremes meet, dismay at the loss of innocent lives was tempered with happier emotions ranging from quiet satisfaction to open celebration.’
- ‘Ironically enough, in Gramsci ‘the extremes meet,’ confirming the overlapping lineage of both left and right ideologies.’
- ‘John and Yoko were people whose fantastic freedom became - where extremes meet - a fantastic prison.’
- ‘Genovese is, it should be said, an illuminating example of the way in which left-wing and right-wing extremes meet in a love of tyranny and a hatred of freedom.’
- ‘This is a place of ambivalence, a place where extremes meet.’
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.