Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Confidently:‘the lad kept his cool and assuredly slipped the ball between the posts’
2[as sentence adverb] Used to express the speaker's certainty that something is true:‘potted roses will most assuredly not survive winter without protection’
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.