Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Discordant or unreasonable.loud, noisy, ear-splitting, blaring, booming, thunderous, deafeningView synonyms
Mid 16th century: from Latin ab- ‘away, from’ + sonant- ‘sounding’ (from the verb sonare), on the pattern of words such as dissonant.
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.