Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘At the beginning of this chapter I suggested that Tocqueville saw America's particular and irreproducible circumstances as both crucial and beside the point.’
- ‘The high compliance achieved in the study may be irreproducible in practice.’
- ‘A sport match is an improvised drama, each beautiful moment unprecedented and irreproducible.’
- ‘Attempts to perform fluorescence measurements, even by using a front-face geometry, were irreproducible, leading to unsatisfactory results.’
- ‘To date, they remain irreproducible even with state-of-the-art synthesizers, let alone with cassette machines outdoors.’
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.