Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Board or put on to a bus:[no object] ‘troops had on arrival embussed for an unknown destination’[with object] ‘there are drills for embussing a party’
be in time for, reach in time, make, get toView synonyms
- ‘After a hearty breakfast consuming our surplus food, we embussed to Lake Rotoroa.’
- ‘From Nausori we embussed for a 12-mile journey to Suva, the Capital of the Fiji Islands.’
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.