Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they wanted to discredit the Government prior to the coming election’
forthcoming, imminent, impending, approaching, advancing, nearing, near
future, expected, anticipated
close, in store, in the wind, in the air, in the offing, in the pipeline, on the horizon, on the way, on us, about to happen
informal on the cards
1‘primroses are associated with the coming of spring’
approach, advance, advent, arrival, nearing, looming, appearance, emergence, materialization, surfacing
birth, rise, start, onset
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.