Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘luckily we've both got a very good alibi for last night’
defence, defending evidence, plea
justification, explanation, reason, vindication
informal story, line
1‘her brother had reluctantly agreed to alibi her’
cover for, give an alibi to, provide with an alibi, shield, protect
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.