Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the expansion and contraction of blood vessels’
enlargement, increase in size, swelling, distension, dilation
lengthening, elongation, stretching, thickening
2‘the expansion of the company’
growth, increase in size, enlargement, extension, augmentation, development, evolution
diversification, build-up, buildout, scaling up, aggrandizement
spread, proliferation, mushrooming, multiplication
reduction in size
3‘the book is an expansion of a lecture given last year’
elaboration, enlargement, amplification, development
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.