Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a crowd had assembled’
come together, get together, gather, collect, meet, muster, rally, congregate, convene, flock together
2‘he assembled the suspects in the lounge’
bring together, get together, call together, gather, collect, round up, marshal, muster, summon, rally, convene, accumulate, mass, amass
3‘how to assemble the kite’
construct, build, fabricate, manufacture, erect, set up, join up, fit together, put together, piece together, connect, join, unite, patch up
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.