Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Joan blushed at the unexpected compliment’
redden, go pink, turn pink, go red, turn red, go crimson, turn crimson, go scarlet, turn scarlet, flush, colour, crimson, tint, burn up
feel shy, feel embarrassment, feel shame, feel embarrassed, feel ashamed, feel sheepish, feel mortified
1‘a deep blush spread from her head to her neck’
flush, reddening, high colour, colour, rosiness, pinkness, ruddiness, bloom
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.