Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘I thought it over very carefully before broaching the subject to Nigel’
bring up, raise, introduce, talk about, mention, touch on, open, embark on, enter on, air, ventilate
put forward, propound, propose, suggest, submit
2‘Jeffrey broached a barrel of beer’
pierce, puncture, tap
open, uncork, start, begin
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.