Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It's true that ‘under God’ sometimes appears in verse and religious writing used adjectivally.’
- ‘It has never been obvious to me that that means corporations formed before 1901, and that is said to be a past participle, used adjectivally.’
- ‘This adjectivally driven criticism often yields sophisticated contrapuntal readings that account for how imperialist ideology penetrated everyday life during the period.’
- ‘It is the past participle, used adjectivally, of the verb striegeln.’
- ‘But in the Pledge, the phrase is used adjectivally, to modify nation.’
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.