Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a concoction consisting of gin, vodka, and cherry brandy’
mixture, brew, preparation, creation
2‘a strange concoction of northern Mannerism and Italian Baroque’
blend, mixture, mix, combination, composite, compound
3‘her story is an improbable concoction’
fabrication, piece of fiction, invention, falsification, contrivance
informal fairy story, fairy tale
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.