Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the arc of a circle’
curve, bend, bow, arch
crescent, semicircle, circular line, circular section, half-moon
curvature, convexity, curling
1‘I sent the ball arcing out over the river’
curl, curve, swerve, spin, turn
soar, sail, fly, ascend, mount, climb
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.