Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘fat constricts the blood vessels’
narrow, become narrower, make narrower, tighten, compress, contract, become smaller, make smaller, shrink, draw in
squeeze, choke, strangle, strangulate
2‘scale build-up on shower heads constricts water flow’
impede, restrict, inhibit, obstruct, limit, interfere with, hinder, hamper, check, curb
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.