Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences.→ epiphora
- ‘He would be able to label these devices as antimetabole, polyptoton, epistrophe, antithesis, epanalepsis, anaphora, polysyndeton, anastrophe, etc.’
Late 16th century: from Greek epistrophē, from epistrephein to turn around from epi in addition + strephein to turn.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.