Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the capacity of the freezer is 1.1 cubic feet’
volume, cubic measure
size, dimensions, measurements, magnitude, proportions, amplitude
extent, range, scope, compass
2‘his capacity to inspire trust in others’
ability, power, potential, potentiality
competence, competency, proficiency, accomplishment, adeptness, aptitude, aptness, faculty, skill, skilfulness, talent, flair
gift, strong point, forte, knack
3‘in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces’
position, post, job, office, appointment
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.