Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate.
- ‘You can use connectives on complex sentences just as you can on simple sentences.’
- ‘A simple sentence consists of one main clause or principal clause.’
- ‘Individuals who use run-on sentences with no subordination, or who use only simple sentences, produce monotonous writing.’
- ‘Most Syriac nominal sentences are not simple sentences; rather, they are complex sentences involving extrapositions.’
- ‘Soon, I knew enough nouns and verbs to understand the gist of simple sentences.’
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.