Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1In a way that causes laughter and provides entertainment:‘his exquisite manners contrasted amusingly with our rude ways’[as submodifier] ‘he could always be relied upon to be amusingly pompous’
2[sentence adverb] Used to express amusement at an event or situation:‘amusingly, all the people near me seemed also to come from Wollongong’
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.