Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the moisture vapour in the air condenses into droplets of water’
precipitate, liquefy, become liquid, deliquesce, liquidize
2‘he condensed the three plays into a single three-hour drama’
abridge, shorten, cut, abbreviate, compress, compact, contract, telescope
summarize, synopsize, precis, abstract, digest, encapsulate
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.