Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Making someone afraid or anxious; terrifying.‘a frightening experience’
- ‘It's going to be a very new experience for us, and it could be a frightening one, too.’
- ‘But it is a strange and somewhat frightening thing when you are in the middle of it.’
- ‘This term, which is quite frightening to me, is often used to mean civilian casualties.’
- ‘It's a frightening situation and it's gotten to the point where I dread turning the news on.’
- ‘A shouted threat would have been less frightening than the amused satisfaction in his tone.’
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.