Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The oversimplification of an issue.‘it was impossible to argue against that sort of simplism’
- ‘The issue of his supposed flip-flop on the war is part of the media's apparent embrace of ‘simplism as the new integrity.’’
- ‘His simplism is the way in which many people think, and they recognize themselves in his style.’
- ‘We are threatened today by a new simplism which consists in reducing everything to the war on terrorism.’
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.