Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his flat became a haven for a clique of young men of similar tastes’
coterie, circle, inner circle, crowd, in-crowd, set, group
pack, band, ring, mob, crew
club, society, fraternity, sorority, fellowship
cartel, cabal, junta, caucus, cell, lobby
NZ Australian push
informal gang, bunch
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.