Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Envelop or wrap in a garment or piece of fabric:‘then did they bathe thee in a fresh, pure stream and enswathed thy limbs in a white robe’
- ‘At times, the piano becomes so enswathed in its own gossamer-thin feedback that it seems to disappear like a receding, fog-bound figure.’
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.