Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brief explanatory comment or note at the end of a book or other piece of writing.
- ‘Claiming to be misrepresented, Levi-Strauss responds vigorously to this charge in the postface to the volume, claiming that in his construction.’
- ‘In the postface to this 100-page book, Bök explains the book's particular constraint as follows.’
- ‘Two of the editors contribute what is effectively a long, and extremely fluent, preface and a postface.’
- ‘The first 1980 edition of Banti's translation (in the Mondadori series ‘Medusa’) included a postface, which becomes an introduction in the ‘Oscar Mondadori’ series reprinted in the same year.’
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.