Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he attempts to combine comedy with more serious themes’
amalgamate, merge, unite, integrate, incorporate, fuse, blend, meld, mingle, coalesce, compound, alloy, homogenize, synthesize, consolidate, bind, bond, join, marry, put together, unify, pool, intermingle, mix, intermix, affiliate
2‘groups of teachers combined to tackle a variety of problems’
cooperate, collaborate, join forces, pool resources, get together, come together, join, join together, band, band together, club together, link, link up, go into partnership, unite, team up, form an alliance, form an association, league, go into league, throw in one's lot
informal gang up
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.