Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
adviser, consultant, guide, mentor, confidant, confidanteView synonyms
- ‘I was supposed to go to the trick cyclist yesterday.’
- ‘I suppose it's one way of keeping trick cyclists and counsellors off the streets.’
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.