Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A collection of writings and articles on a particular subject, especially one used as a basic introduction to that subject.
- ‘As a general primer and sourcebook this will prove useful, but the evolution of American urban design and its consequences demand more insight than is to be found here.’
- ‘Since these volumes were published, a basic sourcebook of Latin texts has appeared.’
- ‘A comprehensive sourcebook for the highly influential postwar development in American art, this book presents key texts from the movement as well as a wide selection of illustrations.’
- ‘For the Greeks, negotiation formed part of rhetoric and Aristotle's manual is still an important sourcebook.’
- ‘These oversights are rather limiting for a text that purports to serve as a sourcebook.’
- ‘The book is strongest as a compelling and thorough sourcebook on the multiple ways in which Americans have historically crossed racial borders in their professional, social and personal lives.’
- ‘The new edition of this practical sourcebook, first published in 1998, is a deliciously illustrated guide to fabrics, wallpapers, tiles, paints and floor coverings.’
- ‘Consider Architectural Graphic Standards, a sourcebook for design and construction details first published in 1932.’
- ‘A complete revision of the 1987 edition, the sourcebook provides information on new value-added uses for corn, genetic modifications of corn, popcorn and ornamental corn, and mycotoxins in corn.’
- ‘Nicely produced (although rather poorly illustrated), it will be a useful sourcebook for the burgeoning field of food studies.’
- ‘It represents, moreover, one of the best sourcebooks for researchers in cognitive science.’
- ‘The revision of the 1983 edition enhanced an already solid sourcebook, and it will continue to be a collection used by many seminary students.’
- ‘So whether you are a technical writer, content coordinator, documentation manager or developer you will definitely find this the ideal sourcebook for you.’
- ‘And although it is a bit costly and fairly heavy even in paperback, it is a potentially useful sourcebook for teaching.’
- ‘So, when I finished my lunch I had a poke around in the philosophy section, looking for a good but not too heavy sourcebook.’
- ‘What's the purpose of publishing a great industry sourcebook like we have this month if we don't continue to support the efforts of vocational masonry instructors and the success of their programs.’
- ‘This configuration of each entry renders the entire sourcebook user-friendly as a reference in selecting texts for a course, and in researching secondary sources for a project.’
- ‘All the information we have about its content derives from later commentators who heavily relied on it as a model and sourcebook.’
- ‘Many other sourcebooks, handbooks, manuals, bibliographies, and topical encyclopedias, both general and specific, are available.’
- ‘The book is intended-and it succeeds admirably-as a sourcebook to inform and inspire mental health, pastoral, and human-service professionals of all disciplines.’
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.