Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the police computer system is being used to collate information from across Britain’
collect, gather, accumulate, assemble
combine, aggregate, put together
arrange, organize, order, put in order, sort, categorize, systematize, structure
2‘what follows is based mainly on collating these two sources’
compare, contrast, set side by side, juxtapose, weigh against, set against, balance, differentiate, discriminate
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.