Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the availability of water is the main constraint on food production’
restriction, limitation, curb, check, restraint, control, curtailment, damper, rein
hindrance, impediment, hampering, obstruction, handicap
2‘on Saturday they would be able to get together, relax, and talk without constraint’
inhibition, uneasiness, embarrassment
restraint, reservedness, reticence, guardedness, formality, stand-offishness
self-consciousness, awkwardness, forcedness, unnaturalness, woodenness, stiltedness
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.