Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- variant spelling of forgo
Precede in place or time.‘so Abdulmelik went away to his house, whither he found that the money had foregone him’
- ‘So she did his bidding and gave him the cup, which no sooner had he drunk than his head forewent his feet.’
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.