Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Lacking in spontaneity; contrived:‘the work of the Edwardians does not escape the charge of being self-conscious, almost voulu’forced, strained, studied, artificial, affected, put-on, pretended, false, feigned, manufactured, unnaturalView synonyms
French, literally wanted, wished, past participle of vouloir.
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.