Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘new plate was taxed when it was brought for assay’
evaluation, assessment, analysis, examination, test, trial, check, inspection, appraisal, investigation, scrutiny, probe
1‘silver and gold is assayed to determine its purity’
evaluate, assess, analyse, examine, test, check, inspect, appraise, investigate, scrutinize, probe
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.