Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not having or using a vote.‘a nonvoting delegate’‘nonvoting stock’
- ‘They have a non-voting delegate in the House, but making deals for votes is often how the House does business.’
- ‘Its constitution permitted others to join and made provision for voting and non-voting members.’
- ‘There was a non-voting member of the House of Representatives from 1992.’
- ‘He became a non-voting member of the Communist Central Committee in 1945, and was elevated to full membership in 1949.’
- ‘Democratic Party officials came up with a compromise, with the Freedom Democrats being given just two non-voting seats.’
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.