Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person addicted to drugs.
abuser, userView synonyms
- ‘I fancy that most of the female narcotists of to-day would, to begin with, have preferred wine and brandy to chloral.’
- ‘Two of their fellow narcotists were Vincent and Imogene Reyes.’
- ‘The children of habitual opium-eaters or narcotists inherit an unmistakable taint.’
- ‘The narcotist keeps chloroform always at hand.’
- ‘When a diabetic travels abroad, the customs sometimes take his syringe and he is suspected of being a narcotist.’
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.