Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a compound leaf, inflorescence, or other plant organ) made discontinuous by smaller interposed leaflets or intervals of bare stem.
intermittent, sporadic, broken, fitful, interrupted, on and off, disrupted, erratic, disconnectedView synonyms
- ‘Note the displacement of the blade/sheath boundary and the interrupted ligule line.’
(of a cadence) having a penultimate dominant chord that is followed not by the expected tonic chord but by another chord, usually the submediant.
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.