Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she came from a bourgeois family’
middle-class, property-owning, propertied, shopkeeping
conventional, traditional, conservative, conformist
ordinary, commonplace, provincial, parochial, suburban, small-town, parish-pump
2‘foreign ideas were denounced as bourgeois decadence’
capitalistic, materialistic, money-oriented, commercial
derogatory, informal yuppie
1‘Liebermann was a self-professed and proud bourgeois’
member of the middle class, property owner
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.