Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘most skin cancers are curable’
malignant growth, cancerous growth, malignant tumour, tumour, malignancy
technical carcinoma, sarcoma, melanoma, lymphoma, myeloma, neoplasm, metastasis, neurofibroma, teratoma, fibroadenoma, meningioma
2‘racism is a cancer sweeping across Europe’
evil, blight, scourge, poison, canker, sickness, disease, pestilence, plague
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.