Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Give birth to something:‘why does Elsbeth not bring forth a child?’
supply, give, issue, furnish, lay out, come up with, dispense, bestow, impart, produce, yield, bring forth, bear, deliver, donate, contribute, pledge, advance, spare, part with, allocate, distribute, allot, assign, put forward, put up, proffer, present, extend, renderView synonyms
- ‘They shall curse the mothers who brought them forth.’
- ‘She never conceived or brought forth a child.’
- ‘The other female brought forth a child covered with the small-pox.’
- ‘While she was great with child, she dreamed that she brought forth a babe bearing the mark of a Cross upon his breast’
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.