Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the brink of the abyss’
edge, verge, margin, rim, lip
extremity, border, boundary, fringe
perimeter, circumference, periphery
limit, limits, bound, bounds
literary marge, bourn, skirt
2‘border disputes have brought both countries to the brink of war’
verge, edge, threshold, point, dawn
starting point, start
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.