Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A joke or piece of nonsense.
funny story, jest, witticism, quip, pleasantryView synonyms
- ‘As for the butt of the blague, the answer must again be: both.’
- ‘This perception of immediacy can he misleading, for interviews are highly contrived public performances, providing ample opportunity for self-promotion and blague.’
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.