Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘effective organizations depend on cooperative effort’
collaborative, collective, communal, combined, common, joint, shared, mutual, united, unified, allied, cross-party, pooled, mass, concerted, coordinated, interactive, unanimous, harmonious
2‘we have found the staff to be pleasant and cooperative’
helpful, eager to help, eager to please, glad to be of assistance, obliging, accommodating, indulgent
compliant, complaisant, willing, acquiescent, amenable, persuadable, biddable, tractable, pliable, pliant, adaptable, responsive
informal easy, game
rare persuasible, suasible
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.