Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the industry has established a trade association’
alliance, consortium, coalition, union, league, guild, syndicate, corporation, federation, confederation, confederacy, conglomerate, cooperative, partnership, amalgamation, merger
body, group, ring, circle, trust, company, organization, affiliation, society, club, band, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, clique, cartel
rare consociation, sodality
2‘they study the association between man and environment’
relationship, relation, interrelation, connection, interconnection, link, bond, tie, attachment, interdependence, union
communication, interchange, contact, affiliation, cooperation
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.