Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The state of being held in low esteem by the public; disrepute.
disgrace, shame, discredit, humiliation, degradation, ignominy, scandal, infamy, disrepute, ill repute, loss of face, disfavour, ill favour, unpopularity, notoriety, debasement, abasement, odium, opprobrium, obloquyView synonyms
- ‘John Walker was bound ‘for being in a Notorious house with a woman of known ill fame and Reputation.’
- ‘Not yet discouraged, the crew proceeded to better haunts of ill fame.’
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.