Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Burst out suddenly; emerge:‘having to control the chaos that might break forth’
- ‘A hoarse yell broke forth from some of the celebrants, a sign that her words were taking effect.’
- ‘At last their feelings became too strong and broke forth in weeping and wailing, tears and groans, intermingled with shouts of glory and praise from some of the people of God.’
- ‘The tropical breeze sways the palms just as the sun breaks forth to start another spectacular day in paradise.’
- ‘Philip's smile broke forth again, pleased and relieved.’
- ‘Despite my effort, a sob broke forth from my lungs, and his eyes were suddenly upon me.’
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.