Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the vessels were originally built for commercial purposes’
trade, trading, business, private enterprise, mercantile, merchant, sales
2‘they help firms turn good ideas into commercial products’
lucrative, moneymaking, money-spinning, profitable, profit-making, for-profit, remunerative, financially rewarding, fruitful, gainful, productive
viable, cost-effective, economic, successful, commercially successful
3‘public opinion was inward-looking and brashly commercial’
profit-oriented, money-oriented, commercialized, materialistic, mercenary
1‘she appeared in a TV commercial for a brand of butter’
advertisement, promotion, display
informal ad, push, plug
British informal advert
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.