Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Compose or perform something such as music or a speech without preparation; improvise:‘he extemporized at the piano’[with object] ‘she was extemporizing touching melodies’improvise, ad lib, play it by ear, think on one's feet, cobble something together, throw something together, make it up as one goes along, take it as it comesbusk it, wing it, do something off the cuff, do something off the top of one's head, do something on the spur of the momentView synonyms
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.