Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘What we really have here is an adjectival clause qualifying potentially a noun phrase or a noun.’
- ‘The other parts are adverbial or adjectival clauses.’
- ‘Moreoever the rest of the lines explain and expand these references by using adjectival phrases and subordinate clauses which tell the reader to look for explanation within the poem itself.’
- ‘‘High and Latin’ is a coordination of an adjectival modifier with a proper-noun modifier, and sounds just as weird.’
- ‘In the meantime, the parenthetical portion of the definition is the Air Force's adjectival clarification of the term.’
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.