Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she had a bandage on her foot’
dressing, covering, gauze, lint, compress, plaster, ligature, tourniquet, swathe, strap, sling
trademark Elastoplast, Band-Aid
1‘she bandaged my knee’
bind, bind up, dress, cover, wrap, swaddle, swathe, strap, strap up, plaster, put a plaster on
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.