Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A family that extends beyond the nuclear family, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives, who all live nearby or in one household.
relatives, relations, blood relations, family members, kin, next of kin, kinsfolk, kinsmen, kinswomen, kindred, one's flesh and blood, one's own flesh and blood, connectionsView synonyms
- ‘In extended families, the network of relatives acts as a close-knit community.’
- ‘In 1996, 21% of all people were living as a part of an extended family.’
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.