Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘69,000 packages of asparagus’
parcel, packet, container, box, carton
2‘an annual subscription charge for a complete package of services’
collection, bundle, lot
combination, conglomeration, raft, package deal
1‘goods packaged in recyclable materials’
wrap, wrap up, gift-wrap
pack, pack up, parcel, parcel up, box, case, encase, bundle, bundle up
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.