Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Suggesting the presence of danger; threatening:‘our officers encountered menacing looks from teenagers’
- ‘Great rock fragments jutted out of the side, giving the castle an even more menacing look.’
- ‘He aimed his menacing, brooding dark brown eyes directly into her own scared blue ones.’
- ‘The light barely illuminated the forest around them and it was very menacing at this late hour.’
- ‘The picture is grainy but that actually enhances the slightly menacing atmosphere.’
- ‘The sky has lightened and the snow has stopped, but a menacing wall of clouds is heading our way fast.’
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.