Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a comprehensive review of UK defence policy’
inclusive, all-inclusive, complete
thorough, full, extensive, all-embracing, overarching, umbrella, exhaustive, in-depth, encyclopedic, universal, catholic, eclectic
far-reaching, radical, sweeping, across the board, blanket, wholesale
broad, wide, wide-ranging, broad-ranging
widespread, nationwide, countrywide, coast-to-coast
cross-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary
partial, selective, limited
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.