Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not having a double meaning; not ambiguous.
- ‘A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture are disclosed that provide an efficient and non-ambiguous differentiation and subsequent selection of a single virtual element displayed in close proximity with multiple other virtual elements on a two-dimensional graphics display.’
- ‘It must further develop a transparent, consistent and non-ambiguous regulatory environment.’
- ‘And we must have a non-ambiguous, non-conditional position of defending all oppressed groups.’
- ‘I would like it crystallised by this Court, in words that are non-ambiguous, that what was done was a criminal offence.’
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.