Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of a pair of brackets in the form ( ).
- ‘The decision whether matter should be between commas, round brackets, or dashes is made by author or editor, and may be a matter of personal, editorial, or house style.’
- ‘The results of logit and probit estimation for the first analysis are shown in Table 3 (with p values reported in round brackets and z values in square brackets).’
- ‘Where further information is available, a number in square or round brackets is used to direct the reader to an article in the list of references.’
- ‘The arrays, as far as I'm aware still use round brackets.’
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.