Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A number consisting of an integer and a proper fraction.
- ‘The Mathematics Computation subtest assesses skills in computing with whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and algebraic equations.’
- ‘Twelve items asked students to add fractions, which were graduated in difficulty from like denominators without renaming to mixed numbers with renaming.’
- ‘There are instructions and problems to work through for the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, first using fractions and then working with mixed numbers.’
- ‘He was motivated to figure out the problems, but he had difficulty adding mixed numbers, for which he often depended on his partner.’
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.