Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a legal formula’
form of words, set expression, phrase, saying, aphorism
code, set of words, set of symbols
2‘the four foreign ministers failed to agree on a formula’
recipe, prescription, blueprint, plan, method, procedure, technique, system
rules, principles, precepts
modus operandi, mechanism, convention, ritual
3‘a formula for removing grease from clothing’
preparation, concoction, mixture, compound, creation, substance
cream, lotion, liquid, solution, potion, application, paste
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.