Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for mass noun
- ‘Mass or uncountable nouns are often abstract and cannot be counted.’
- ‘Ask students individually to tell if the picture shown is of a countable or uncountable noun.’
- ‘Advice is an uncountable noun, it's a so-called mass noun just like the word information.’
- ‘Other plural uncountable nouns include the expressions the British, the Dutch, the English, the French, the Irish, the Spanish and the Welsh.’
- ‘What is a countable noun in your language may be an uncountable noun in English.’
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.