Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Absence of restraint; unconstrained freedom.as modifier ‘no laissez-aller exploration of these rocks should be undertaken’
freeing, release, discharge, deliverance, salvation, rescue, relief, extrication, setting freeView synonyms
- ‘Well, I'm not sure what an intoxicatingly Floridian aura of laissez-aller is, but it sure sounds fun.’
French, literally ‘allow to go’.
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.