Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Add (comments or supplementary information) at the end of a speech or text.attach, join, fasten, fix, affix, couple, link, bridge, secure, make fast, tie, tie up, bind, fetter, strap, rope, tether, truss, lash, hitch, moor, anchor, yoke, chainView synonyms
Late 16th century: from obsolete French subjoindre, from Latin subjungere, from sub- ‘in addition’ + jungere ‘to join’.
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.