Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a gold coin’
2‘large amounts of coin’
coins, coinage, coin of the realm, small change, silver, copper, coppers, gold
1‘guineas and half-guineas were coined’
mint, stamp, stamp out, strike, cast, punch, die, mould, forge, make, manufacture, produce
2‘he coined the term ‘desktop publishing’’
invent, create, make up, devise, conceive, originate, think up, dream up, formulate, fabricate
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.