Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to refer to the fact that something has been done or repeated so often that it has become annoying or tiresome:‘the phrase he repeated ad nauseam’repeatedly, again and again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, time after time, on many occasions, many times overrepeatedly, again and again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, time after time, day after day, on many occasions, many times overView synonyms
Latin, literally to sickness.
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.