Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a word or term) having only one possible meaning; unambiguous.‘a univocal set of instructions’
- ‘Although this ever-more-dominant Freudian reading of The Changeling was not univocal, the play was almost universally seen as a dark love story.’
- ‘Seemingly then the first of agents, to which all agency is traced back, will be a univocal agent; and so the words used of God and creatures must be univocal.’
- ‘Different though they will be, each people's theoretical construction of an event ontology would be expected to be univocal.’
- ‘The univocal word brings forth a world - however subsequently modified.’
- ‘It is a univocal lipogram, in which each chapter restricts itself to the use of a single vowel.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.