Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not able to be transferred to another place, occupation, or person:‘a variety of specific, untransferable skills’
inviolable, absolute, sacrosanct, unchallengeable, unassailableView synonyms
- ‘Their untransferable density speaks of our concerns, of memory, of that which grows as the incessant rhythm of experience fades.’
- ‘His truth is unique, but its human and historical expressions are untransferable and numerous.’
- ‘I'm hoping that you don't come back and tell me that I have to use one of my untransferable domains.’
- ‘You are our trained guides through this vast communal field of psyches - of ‘untransferable selves’ seeking to meet and overlap and interconnect in a worldwide dance of minds.’
- ‘But I heard the president told Chelsea I was untransferable, which was exactly what I wanted to hear.’
- ‘They have always raised awkward issues of compatibility, including characters ‘coming out wrong’ and files being untransferable between Macs and PCs.’
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.