Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An article in which the writer expresses their personal opinion, typically one which is controversial or provocative, about a particular issue or item of news.‘an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal predicted the closing of practices to new patients’
- ‘There have been editorials, front-page stories and innumerable comment and opinion pieces on the situation.’
- ‘As an editor I understand the need for stridency in opinion pieces: it grabs readers and creates buzz.’
- ‘While reading the article I became confused; the article would have been better categorized as humour or a commentary or opinion piece.’
- ‘A Stanford student has written an opinion piece for News.com explaining why the music industry is making a huge mistake by antagonizing their customers, rather than embracing the technology they want to use.’
- ‘Any person can contribute opinion pieces for this column.’
- ‘This posthumous collection of his newspaper columns contains 46 trenchant opinion pieces, written between late 2000 and early 2003.’
- ‘The Sunday Independent reported the claim in an article positioned opposite a full-page opinion piece by the minister.’
- ‘Coverage in the local papers is nearly daily, from opinion pieces on evicted musicians to straight news stories on protests at City Hall.’
- ‘They have an opinion piece from a professor who decided she wanted to download some music legally.’
- ‘As a publisher, I think it was his editorials, his opinion pieces, that he was known for.’
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.