Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the overall cost of a project’
all-inclusive, general, comprehensive, universal, all-embracing, gross, net, final, inclusive
master, ruling, sweeping, wholesale, complete, blanket, across the board, umbrella, global, worldwide, international, pandemic, nationwide, countrywide, coast-to-coast, company-wide
1‘overall, things have improved’
generally, in general, generally speaking, altogether, all in all, on balance, on average, for the most part, mostly, in the main, on the whole, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree
predominantly, mainly, chiefly, as a rule, principally, basically, substantially
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.