Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the competition for limited resources’
restricted, finite, bounded, little, narrow, tight, lean, slight, slender, in short supply, short
meagre, scanty, sparse, insubstantial, deficient, inadequate, insufficient, paltry, poor, miserly
basic, rudimentary, patchy, sketchy, minimal
ample, boundless, unlimited
2‘the limited powers of the council’
restricted, curbed, checked, controlled, restrained, constrained, confined
delimited, defined, qualified
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.