Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[predicative] Crowded or full:‘the streets were aswarm with vendors’
- ‘They rose before dawn and stepped out beneath a moonless sky aswarm with stars.’
- ‘For Rodney the imaginary hotel was an idealized vision of an elegantly-appointed hotel, aswarm with chic guests.’
- ‘We know that the universe may be aswarm with planets.’
- ‘By Wednesday, Sheridan was aswarm with inquisitive and sympathetic strangers asking troubling questions.’
- ‘Explore coral formations, underwater walls and sheltered caverns aswarm with fish of all colors.’
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.