Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a group set up to oppose the use of animals in medical research’
investigation, experimentation, testing, exploration, analysis, fact-finding, examination, scrutiny, scrutinization, probing
2researches‘he could no longer afford to continue his researches’
experiments, experimentation, tests, enquiries, studies, analyses, work
1‘the phenomenon has been widely researched’
investigate, conduct investigations into, study, enquire into, make enquiries into, look into, probe, explore, analyse, examine, scrutinize, inspect, review, assess
2‘I researched all the available material on the subject’
study, read, read up on, pore over, delve into, dig into, sift through
informal check out
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.