Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
At a recent time; not long ago.‘I recently bought a CD player’‘until recently he was an architect’
not long ago, a short time ago, in the last few days, in the last few months, in the last few weeks, in the past few days, in the past few months, in the past few weeks, a little while backView synonyms
- ‘Take a look at the top end of Barkerend Road and see how many houses have come on to the market recently.’
- ‘Dean recently lost his job in a sports shop and applied to join the fire service.’
- ‘I have recently had hip surgery and my doctor has told me I cannot travel for a while.’
- ‘One of our local pubs has recently closed down after having had ten licensees in five years.’
- ‘Until recently these institutional reforms were to be the only items on the agenda.’
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.