Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Giving moral or intellectual benefit:‘a large, improving picture hung opposite’
moral, ethical, good, nice, clean, virtuous, pure, innocent, chasteView synonyms
- ‘However, the capacity to enjoy the benefits of an improving culture was conditional upon the possession of wealth.’
- ‘Then, reclining on the couch one evening trying to focus on an improving book, the remote stared up at me, begging for attention.’
- ‘She says I should stop wasting my time entertaining low-rent celebs and should stick to reading improving books.’
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.