Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The state of being in a vertical position:‘steadying himself, he slowly managed to achieve a state of relative uprightness’
2The condition or quality of being honourable or honest; rectitude:‘there is a general lack of uprightness in these postmodern times’rectitude, decency, integrity, principle, honesty, honour, honourableness, upstandingness, respectability, high-mindedness, right-mindedness, worthiness, morality, righteousness, goodness, virtue, moral virtue, ethics, principles, correctness, probity, trustworthiness, truthfulness, good character, scrupulousness, nobility, conscientiousness, incorruptibility, fairness, equity, justiceView synonyms
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.