Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A court that hears appeals from a lower court.
- ‘In both civil and criminal trials, appeals courts strongly defer to a jury's decision to believe one witness rather than another.’
- ‘What role could appeals courts play in second-guessing judgments about eligibility?’
- ‘It has already divided federal appeals courts, and will likely soon be considered by the Supreme Court.’
- ‘This practice, which was also adopted by lower federal appeals courts and state courts, meant that the rules of law adopted by the American judiciary were relatively easy to identify.’
- ‘With a square conflict between two federal appeals courts, the secret hearing issue appears ripe for Supreme Court resolution.’
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.