Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An idea of the self constructed from the beliefs one holds about oneself and the responses of others.
- ‘As children begin to incorporate both positive and negative information into their self-concepts, self-concept differentiation is likely to increase, leading to higher self-complexity.’
- ‘Your ideas about what others think of you hinge on your self-concept - your own beliefs about who you are.’
- ‘What is fascinating is that our actual and ideal self-concepts appear to be just as, or even more important than, perceptions of security.’
- ‘In conclusion, the findings suggest that adolescent girls from varying age groups, backgrounds, and school environments are in touch with their ethical self-concepts and related behavioral decisions.’
- ‘These children, raised in impoverished communities, must contend with gangs, violence, poverty, and many other impairing social factors that create negative self-concepts.’
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.