Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1With two things continually following and succeeded by each other; one after the other:‘she sounds alternately confused and confident’
2North American [sentence adverb] As another option or possibility; alternatively:‘alternately, slice the cake in two when completely cooled and spread raspberry jam between the two halves’
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.