Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1 Analyse or regard in psychological terms.
- ‘Goldstein's earlier novels psychologized time, foregrounding the present and explaining it by the past.’
- ‘At its fiercest moments of theatricalization, the maternal is not a mere foil for psychologizing or romanticizing childhood.’
- ‘Capote brings out many salient facts about the killers' lives, but contents himself largely with psychologizing about Smith's condition.’
- ‘Again, Bresson never psychologizes, never over-explains, never tells us in words what can be conveyed on a person's face.’
- ‘Too frequently, Stevenson's doubled scenes, his disjunctive narratives, even his fascination with and sophisticated representations of cultural difference have been merely psychologized.’
- 1.1[no object] Theorize or speculate concerning psychology.
- ‘How do dreams appear to people who, lacking the explanatory and theoretical machinery of modern psychology and neuroscience, cannot psychologize them?’
- ‘In it, Bonfil blasted conventional applied anthropologists for psychologizing poverty and blaming its victims, for recommending insignificant solutions to structural problems, and for pathologizing revolutionary change.’
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.