Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not biodegradable or subject to decomposition.‘nondegradable waste that ends up in the water’
- ‘Several communities throughout the United States, including San Francisco, have banned nondegradable shopping bags to encourage shoppers to use their own eco-friendly bags.’
- ‘One of the good things about nondegradable wrappings, however, is that they soon become eyesores.’
- ‘The nondegradable pollutants just accumulate along the river, as expressed by equation 2c.’
- ‘Such nondegradable pollutants not only accumulate but are often "biologically magnified" as they move along food chains.’
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.