Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘While buyers are not thrilled by rising prices, rising prices are one of the ameliorative responses to changes in scarcity conditions.’
- ‘I think the ameliorative treatments have been a godsend.’
- ‘And I agree, also, with her description of a more ameliorative social policy for working families.’
- ‘As our awareness of the extinction crisis has grown, we have taken some ameliorative actions.’
- ‘A critical scholarship is an important part of the ameliorative scheme, although such criticism is not the exclusive solution.’
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.