Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the public rooms are adorned with tapestries’
embellish, decorate, furnish, ornament, add ornament to, enhance
beautify, prettify, grace, enrich, bedeck, deck, deck out, dress, dress up, trick out, trim, swathe, wreathe, festoon, garland, array, garnish, emblazon, gild, set off
informal get up, do up, do out
literary bejewel, bedizen, caparison, furbelow
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.