Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Heave or lift up (something, especially part of the earth's surface):‘the area was first upheaved from the primeval ocean’
haul, pull, lug, manhandle, drag, draw, tugView synonyms
- ‘Everything is tilted upward, as if the painting were upheaving its contents - more fish, fruit and meat - at the viewer.’
- ‘A week later I was in the backyard when I noticed the dirt near Keith's burial place had been upheaved.’
- ‘She's taken to upheaving the cabinets nearest the dishwasher.’
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.