Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Foolish or untrue talk or writing; nonsense:‘of course the missus reckons it's just a bit of codology on my part’
deceit, deception, duplicity, lying, falseness, falsity, falsehood, untruthfulnessView synonyms
- ‘After all, he's the one who stands over this ‘rubbish and codology.’’
- ‘The freedom to dismiss such codology comes from his respect for and knowledge of the forces at the heart of life.’
- ‘My first reaction was, what silly codology in the liner booklet.’
- ‘I was never in favour of pedestrianisation, a lot of it is codology.’
- ‘His precise poundage is the subject of some debate, subterfuge and codology.’
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.