Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Suffering from nausea caused by the motion of a moving vehicle, boat, or aircraft:‘many passengers became travel-sick’
nauseous, nauseated, bilious, sickView synonyms
- ‘Against these downtrodden, travel-sick, spearhead-free West Indians, it felt a bit sad.’
- ‘The Dane is anything but travel-sick - that's six away games in a row now when he has scored.’
- ‘Life continues apace, and the time I'm spending in Berkshire is going well (we'll ignore an episode today with the dog being extremely travel-sick) and all's looking more and more positive by the day.’
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.