Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Stimulate, animate, or cheer up someone.
- ‘Teatime, even just to indulge in the pervasive smell of Blue Mountain or Santos coffee will spirit you up.’
- ‘Therefore, you can have the initiative: show him you appreciate him, make him feel safe and try to spirit him up.’
- ‘Our teachers might sometimes ask Frank to entertain all of the class to spirit us up.’
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.