Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Use jargon to talk about.‘the jargonized world of information superhighways’
- ‘While Joyce has a number of informed devotees among the general reading public, there is a perception that his works have in general been captured by an enclosed, academic elite or church which spends its time jargonising and theologising over the deeper significance of the author's every word.’
- ‘People talk about ‘cruising the net’, ‘surfing in Cyberspace’ and a number of other largely meaningless and highly jargonised phrases.’
- ‘He has actually lived what careerist academics prefer to patronise and jargonise in structuralist abstraction.’
- ‘For in whichever way you wish to package or jargonise it, there is a ` cost’ and a ` benefit’ to every management decision.’
- ‘From ‘co-production’ to the ‘proactive de-concentration of deprivation’, the government's regeneration policy is stuffed full of jargonised platitudes.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.