Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for tactile
- ‘One page will contain Braille text that describes a sheep, for example, while the facing page will contain fluffy cotton glued to the page to simulate a tactual representation of the concept ‘sheep.’’
- ‘What she was aware of was the tactual impression of a sharp edge, or the lack of such.’
- ‘Most recently, advanced imaging techniques have been used to examine which parts of the brain are active during particular tactual tasks in awake humans.’
- ‘Private space is built out of the various visual, tactual, and other experiences which a perceiver coordinates into a matrix with himself at the centre.’
- ‘‘Joy's work is very textural, very tactual,’ he says.’
- ‘Visual and tactual sense-data do this directly, the others indirectly, as explained above.’
- ‘A stroke subsequently damaging the visual area in a female blind from birth, destroyed her ability to read Braille by touch; clearly her visual cortex had earlier been recruited for tactual processing.’
- ‘It also involves relish or delight, and Edwards followed Locke and Hutcheson in thinking that, like a feeling of tactual pressure or an impression of redness, being pleased or pained is a kind of sensation or perception.’
- ‘Touching an object for a longer time and still misinterpreting the tactual impression makes things worse.’
- ‘As the disk and platen rotate, the embossing heads are quietly pressed into the recording medium so as to leave both a visual and tactual impression.’
- ‘I find it almost impossible to believe that I have never, neither in visual nor in tactual perception, been in direct contact with any of the persons that I like.’
- ‘In a tactual contact our body is next to the thing we are in contact with, but in a visual contact this is not the case; and I do not think that the concept of visual contact is a metaphor.’
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.