Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
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- ‘Surely an anniversary is not a matter of discretion, but determined by the stipulated period of time elapsing in its usual and inalterable course?’
- ‘He explained: ‘We are facing a radical ideology with inalterable objectives: to enslave whole nations and intimidate the world.’’
- ‘Are things truly inalterable, rendering the erasure pointless?’
- ‘Letters, numerals, dots, squiggles and lines have inalterable meaning in the eye of the reader; each new combination and arrangement of these parts carries new visual and linguistic meaning.’
- ‘As a woman, I believe that the right to control my body is an inalterable right.’
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.