Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A report on the current military situation in a particular area.
description, report, version, story, narration, narrative, statement, news, explanation, exposition, interpretation, communiqué, recital, rendition, sketch, delineation, portrayal, taleView synonyms
- ‘Fight the urge to demand sitreps every few minutes or badger your commanders with orders and suggestions.’
1940s: from sit(uation) rep(ort).
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.