Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the university attracts able students from across the UK’
intelligent, clever, brilliant, talented, skilful, skilled, accomplished, gifted, masterly, virtuoso, expert
proficient, apt, good, adroit, adept, qualified, fit, suited, suitable
capable, competent, efficient, effective
incompetent, incapable, inept
‘visitors will be able to buy some of the articles on display’
allowed to, free to, in a position to
capable of, qualified to, competent to, equal to, up to, fit to, prepared to
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.