Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not satisfying one's perception of what is perfect:‘we have all had unideal parents’
- ‘Hence Elgar's missive might be decoded to read, " Whether you are as nice as Sugar and Spice or only as unideal as I am.’’
- ‘It, as a romance, displays the fulfillment of desire and, as a comedy, the upward movement from the unideal to the ideal.’
- ‘Since MPEG-2 is unideal for editing, many/most video editors don't support MPEG-2 input files.’
- ‘It represents an unideal existence; a flawed, broken world of all that we hate, fear, and dread; a nightmare world.’
- ‘The mutual bank will never show anybody that paper money which is never convertible can ever be made steadily useful in an unideal world, either with or without a government fiat.’
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.