Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The condition of being spontaneous; spontaneous behavior or action.‘she occasionally tore up her usual schedule in favor of spontaneity’
- ‘With one exception, they are spoken texts and so have the spontaneity and naturalness that make for pleasurable reading.’
- ‘There is a genuine spontaneity to their reactions.’
- ‘He is a conductor of bold gestures, not averse to sacrificing spontaneity for micromanagement of detail.’
- ‘Composers are not known for their spontaneity.’
- ‘I really enjoy the spontaneity of live audio, especially as a collaboration.’
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.