Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In the order of the letters of the alphabet.‘books are now arranged alphabetically by author’
- ‘Instead of being classified alphabetically, the knowledge in his encyclopedia was structured around biblical history.’
- ‘You can enter a keyword search or browse alphabetically.’
- ‘The final section of the book is a selection of program notes, arranged alphabetically by composer.’
- ‘The book is structured like a typical lexicon with topics listed alphabetically in each section.’
- ‘The author has chosen to arrange the games alphabetically by player rather than chronologically.’
- ‘You can then decide on posting order—whether alphabetically or by date, ascending or descending.’
- ‘They are listed in their country's telephone directories alphabetically by their first, rather than their last, names.’
- ‘Projects can be checked out alphabetically or by date or type.’
- ‘Female animals were coded alphabetically, while male animals were coded numerically.’
- ‘The localities are arranged alphabetically by county and then by township within each county.’
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.