Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘faxing a seventy page document is an expensive process’
procedure, operation, action, activity, exercise, affair, business, job, task, undertaking, proceeding
2‘the development of a new canning process’
method, procedure, system, technique, means, practice, way, approach
3‘they may find themselves, in the process of time, caring for their elderly parents’
course, advance, progress, progression, unfolding, evolution
4‘the person on whom the process is to be served’
summons, writ, subpoena
North American citation
1‘I'll make sure that your application is processed quickly’
deal with, attend to, see to, sort out, handle, take care of, action, organize, manage
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.