Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a boy was solving a quadratic equation’
mathematical problem, sum, calculation, question
2‘the equation of success with material rewards’
equating, equalization, identification, association, connection, likening, matching
equivalence, likeness, identity, correspondence, agreement, comparison, balance, balancing
3the equation‘other factors also came into the equation’
the situation, the problem, the case, the question, the quandary, the predicament
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.