Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In no way or manner; not at all.‘I can nowise accept the accusation’
- ‘And Calvino's charming Marco Polo and Marcovaldo and Mr. Palomar are archetypal narrative functionaries, nowise to be compared with the great characters of narrative/dramatic literature.’
- ‘But the worshippers and admirers of these gods delight in imitating their scandalous iniquities, and are nowise concerned that the republic be less depraved and licentious.’
- ‘Having been raised in genteel society, she is nowise prepared for this sort of existence.’
- ‘The illegal execution of a guiltless man, whose death sentence the governor of the state had already overturned, however, is truly tragic and nowise sugarcoated in the show.’
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.