Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An advance warning.‘officials had no forewarning of the attacks’
- ‘If I'd taken his strange forewarnings seriously, I might've been prepared to deal with the loss.’
- ‘Put baldly, millions of evangelical Christians see forewarnings of Armageddon in the crisis in the Middle East.’
- ‘We had good collaboration, and as the gentleman mentioned earlier, we had a lot of forewarning, a lot of cancellations.’
- ‘The UN failed to respond to impending massacres despite forewarnings in all three cases.’
- ‘As a forewarning, this is my longest chapter yet, but it is also crucial to the plot development that I am trying to reach, and to introduce elements and thoughts that will play larger roles in the future.’
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.