Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
End a quarrel or conflict and become friendly.
pardon, forgive, grant an amnesty to, amnestyView synonyms
- ‘Sounds like the hatchet has been well and truly buried - the question, though, is between whose shoulder blades?’
- ‘It is time for the IHF and the coach to bury their hatchets and make their peace with Dhanraj Pillai.’
- ‘That means that Dainty must find a more congenial way to bury all hatchets and bring all disputing parties to the same table; if he cannot or will not do that, his days of leadership of US cricket would seem to be numbered.’
- ‘Bury the hatchet? How very boring. The art of feuding is in a sorry state.’
- ‘Leading tech competitors bury the hatchet to improve energy efficiency.’
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.