Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She has attested as secretary to the affixation of the seal.’
- ‘Root and pattern affixation is considered nonlinear since neither of the two morphological components appears in continuous form; rather, they are interdigitated within each other.’
- ‘In coordinate dependency, however, the order of clausal constituency seems to be intimately related to that of affixation.’
- ‘That is, the traditional concept of witnessing the affixation of a traditional signature reduces the incidence of forged signatures.’
- ‘Newspapers - even the venerable New York Times - printed flags across entire back pages for affixation to windows.’
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.