Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
For a limited period of time; not permanently.‘symptoms may disappear temporarily’‘a temporarily vacant department store’
for the time being, for the moment, for now, for the present, in the interim, for the nonce, for the meantime, in the meantime, in the meanwhileView synonyms
- ‘He ended up going temporarily blind.’
- ‘Bus stops may have to be moved temporarily.’
- ‘You have to stay at a hotel temporarily.’
- ‘The service was temporarily suspended, but the problem has now been resolved.’
- ‘Traffic was stopped temporarily for the parade.’
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.