Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the government has plans to construct a hydroelectric dam there’
build, erect, put up, set up, raise, establish, assemble, manufacture, fabricate, form, fashion, contrive, create, make
2‘his work aimed to construct a science of public law entirely on empirical foundation’
formulate, form, put together
create, devise, design, invent, compose, concoct, contrive, work out, hatch
fashion, mould, model, shape, frame
forge, engineer, fabricate, manufacture, hammer out, thrash out
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.