Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sentence with more than one subject or predicate.
- ‘There are sentences that are complex and the occasional compound sentence.’
- ‘You can gradually introduce complex and compound sentences.’
- ‘A compound sentence contains at least two independent clauses, with the writer giving equal emphasis to both.’
- ‘Niall McAuley found what might just be the longest compound sentence in literature.’
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.