Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the production of nuclear weapons’
manufacture, manufacturing, making, producing, construction, building, fabrication, assembly, creation
2‘the production of literary works’
creation, composition, origination, development, fashioning
3‘literary productions of the 1980s’
work, publication, book, novel, composition, piece, creation, opus
work of art, painting, picture
4‘areas affected by acid rain had seen a fall in agricultural production’
output, yield, fruits
5‘ticket concessions are available to students on production of suitable identification’
presentation, offering, proffering, showing, display, exhibition
6‘a new production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’’
performance, staging, mounting
7‘she took a starring role in a recent production by the St Albans Theatrical Society’
play, drama, film, concert, musical
show, performance, presentation, piece
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.