Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a bridge over the river’
viaduct, aqueduct, flyover, overpass
2‘a bridge between rival party groups’
link, connection, means of uniting
1‘a covered walkway bridged the motorway’
span, cross, cross over, go over, pass over, extend across, reach across, traverse, arch over
2‘an attempt to bridge the gap between European and Eastern cultures’
join, link, connect, unite
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.