Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Reasoning or thought which is not logical.
- ‘He will be unlikely to surrender his illogic without a fight.’
- ‘The declaration, however, seems doomed by its internal illogic.’
- ‘The illogic and foolishness of his actions rushed back to him.’
- ‘The illogic of the national delusion - that an India infused with Hindutva will finally succeed - must necessarily draw support from the historical past.’
- ‘But the layers of illogic continue to mount and amass, as the message becomes the medium and vice versa.’
- ‘This illogic was borrowed from my philosophy on the situation of being an only child: ‘they're my parents, they can't really be anybody else's.’’
- ‘You thought that liberals fully displayed their illogic - and lack of understanding of liberty - with oppressive self-defense laws and gun laws?’
- ‘Now he knows how junk science and illogic can confound reason and common sense.’
- ‘But the mantras actually promote Progressive values if you correct just one bit of raging illogic (probably deliberate).’
- ‘You've also threatened, or you've also mentioned that my relationship threatens my country and again I find that such a huge leap of illogic.’
- ‘And just look at this breathtaking bit of illogic from the official in charge.’
- ‘That's such a grand chain of illogic that it would make a madman blush.’
- ‘Certain bloggers revel in this kind of anfractuous illogic.’
- ‘In a story about the new U.S. farm subsidy bill on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday this weekend, we came across a stunning display of illogic.’
- ‘In the end, I almost always enjoy movies with this kind of illogic.’
- ‘Your illogic is easily ignored by those you are trying to ensnare.’
- ‘I only wish someone had pointed out that Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass are meditations on paradox and puzzle and illogic and on the strangeness of things, not templates for foreign policy.’
- ‘In all its myriad manifestations, the language of anti-Semitism through the ages is a dictionary of non-sequiturs and antonyms, a thesaurus of illogic and inconsistency.’
- ‘With presidential campaigns fixated mostly on media, an array of nonstop spin takes its toll while illogic often takes hold: When heroes are absent, they're invented.’
- ‘This bit of illogic makes Focus hard to swallow from the get-go.’
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.