Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he had fortified the stronghold with ditches and bastions’
rampart, bulwark, parapet, fortification, buttress, outwork, projection, breastwork, redoubt, barbican, stockade, palisade
2‘the last bastion of male-only suffrage in Europe’
stronghold, bulwark, defender, support, supporter, guard, protection, protector, defence, prop, mainstay
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.