Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
reckless, impetuous, impulsive, hasty, overhasty, foolhardy, incautious, precipitate, precipitous, premature, careless, heedless, thoughtless, imprudent, foolish, headstrong, adventurous, over-adventurous, hot-headed, daredevil, devil-may-care, audacious, indiscreetView synonyms
- ‘The best labourers will be furnished by those races of mankind which are neither wholly spiritless nor yet overbold.’
- ‘His vices must be that he can be overbold and cruel at times.’
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.