Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the articles lead the text into exaggeration and bombast’
bluster, pomposity, ranting, rant, nonsense, empty talk, humbug, wind, blather, blether, claptrap
turgidity, verbosity, verbiage, periphrasis, euphuism, fustian
pretentiousness, affectedness, ostentation, grandiloquence, magniloquence
informal hot air, bunkum, guff, bosh
literary braggadocio, rodomontade
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.