Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they consummated the deal aboard his yacht’
complete, conclude, finish, accomplish, achieve
execute, carry out, discharge, perform, put into effect
put the finishing touch to, perfect, crown, cap, set the seal on
1‘he conducted his strategy with consummate skill’
perfect, exemplary, supreme, ultimate, faultless, quintessential
superb, superior, accomplished, expert, proficient, skilful, skilled, masterly, master, superlative, first-class
talented, gifted, polished, well versed, well trained, practised
complete, total, utter, absolute, pure, solid, sheer
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.