Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the booklets are designed to advertise the hotel’
publicize, make public, make known, give publicity to, bill, post, announce, broadcast, proclaim, trumpet, shout from the rooftops, give notice of, call attention to, promulgate
promote, market, merchandise, peddle, display, tout, build up, bang the drum for, beat the drum for, trail, trailer
informal push, plug, hype, hype up, give a plug to, puff, give a puff to, boost, flog
North American informal ballyhoo, flack, huckster, blurb
NZ Australian informal spruik
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.