Is there a word for a collection of shapes? For example: one triangle, two squares and three circles.
I have a problem with a sentence in a news announcement I'm writing. This is the sentence: 1) Company X is expanding and hires Person Y as their new CEO. I've previously understood that it is ...
I was recently reading this article on the use of "math" vs. "maths" as a collective noun (Americans use the former, Brits the latter). However, the trend seen in "math/maths" is reversed in ...
"The group are all here." The British seem more inclined to use a plural verb ("are") in sentences like this than Americans are. At some time in the past it struck me that there are some singular ...
What do you call the second word in the naming of sporting events, e.g. “basketball GAME,” “wrestling MATCH,” “track MEET”?
I'm creating a database of sports. There's a column in this database where we store this second word. We're trying to think of a sensible name for this column. Ideas we've tossed around: competition ...
I'm looking for a parent category name for restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and clubs? If the category had included hotels i'd have called it hospitality... but it doesn't.