Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘birds and mammals from a wide range of environments’
habitat, territory, domain, home, abode
surroundings, conditions, environs, circumstances
2‘potential hazards in the hospital environment are numerous’
situation, setting, milieu, medium, background, backdrop, scene, scenario, location, locale, context, framework
sphere, world, realm
ambience, atmosphere, climate, mood, air, aura
3the environment‘the impact of pesticides on the environment’
the natural world, nature, the living world, the world, the earth, the ecosystem, the biosphere, Mother Nature, Gaia
wildlife, flora and fauna, the countryside, the landscape
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.