Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the family is the fundamental unit of British society’
component, part, section, element, constituent, subdivision, portion, segment, module, item, member, ingredient, factor, feature, piece, fragment
entity, whole, discrete item
2‘the farthing was still a useful unit of currency’
quantity, measure, measurement, denomination, value
3‘a guerrilla unit’
detachment, contingent, outfit, section, division, company, squadron, corps, regiment, brigade, platoon, battalion, force, garrison, legion, formation, crew, squad, detail
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.