Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘there is no known antidote to this poison’
neutralizer, neutralizing agent, counteragent
rare mithridate, antivenin, antivenene, theriac
2‘laughter is a good antidote to stress’
remedy, cure, corrective, nostrum, countermeasure, counteragent
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.