Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Energetic exercises done as part of a fitness routine.
physical activity, movement, exertion, effort, workView synonyms
- ‘What public schools used to call ‘physical jerks’ is now fast becoming a kind of funky jazzercise thing.’
- ‘The Scottish National Party wants to see adults and children swapping the crisp and couch for fruit, fibre, and physical jerks.’
- ‘Doing their physical jerks, a quiet pride permeates the Swedes.’
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.