Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The instinctive drive to seek pleasure and avoid pain, expressed by the id as a basic motivating force which reduces psychic tension.
- ‘In an ideal world in which everyone had matured sufficiently to replace the pleasure principle by the reality principle, there would be no need for art.’
- ‘As a surge of unassimilated (un-comprehended, un-grasped) stimuli, pain exceeds the pleasure principle that regulates psychic life.’
- ‘The pleasure principle seeks satiation, the release of tension - which is why the Nirvana principle, the drive towards total quiescence, still belongs to it.’
- ‘The pleasure principle is often the starting factor.’
- ‘This is what the subject slaved to the pleasure principle must avoid at all costs.’
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.