Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘DNA can be analysed by various methods’
break down, resolve, separate, reduce, decompose, disintegrate, dissect, divide, assay, test
2‘the results of the experiment were analysed’
examine, inspect, survey, scan, study, scrutinize, look over, peruse
search, investigate, explore, probe, research, enquire into, go over, go over with a fine-tooth comb, check, sift, dissect
audit, judge, review, evaluate, interpret
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.