Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a word or phrase) not written with a hyphen.
- ‘Only one-word unhyphenated whole numbers are permitted, and no number may be repeated.’
- ‘We both really wanted to have the same last name, however, so we did a double last name, unhyphenated.’
- ‘We unhyphenated libertarians look forward to the discussion.’
- ‘She travels to Chennai as regularly as Spivak to Kolkata and, like many of these global scholars, inhabits something inclusive and unhyphenated that could be called EastWest.’
- ‘Anyone who likes light-hearted, heavy hitting, unhyphenated rock and roll would do well to add People Get Ready to their collection.’
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.