Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Hold tightly in one's arms.
hug, hold in one's arms, take in one's arms, hold, cuddle, clasp to one's bosom, clasp, squeeze, clutch, seize, grabView synonyms
- ‘He might well be rechristened John Octopus, reflecting his unstoppable urge to enclasp any passing female in a sweaty tentacle.’
- ‘Father and son, hands enclasped, staring at each other for the first time ever.’
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.