Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Handle or treat (something) again or differently:‘rehandling the old themes of Oedipus and Agamemnon’
- ‘The tag will continue to identify and provide valuable information about a tagged fish throughout its lifetime without the need to rehandle the fish.’
- ‘A similar hesitation over the baptism of Jesus by John can be discerned in Luke's rehandling of Mark's account of the baptism of Jesus.’
- ‘We wanted to eliminate rehandling, which is costly and can lead to mistakes.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.