Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not successful in producing a desired or intended result.
- ‘Inconsistent, inadequate and non-effective communication seems to be the problem.’
- ‘Annoyed that the second offence had not been mentioned before the latest hearing he said: ‘I think it is ludicrous to bring them here for a sentence that is non-effective.’’
- ‘I have searched around for an answer but found nothing but conflicting advice and what appear to be non-effective products to deal with this problem.’
- ‘An evaluation of alternative strategic development options enables a broader assessment of potential business risk factors and a more flexible approach to redirect non-effective strategies.’
- ‘As it is currently, it's way too slow and full of non-effective stats and skills to be a contribution to play.’
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.