Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the salt trade (and contraband in it) were very active in the town’
smuggling, illegal traffic, black marketeering, trafficking, bootlegging
the black market
smuggled, black-market, bootleg, bootlegged, under the counter, illegal, illicit, unlawful
prohibited, banned, proscribed, forbidden, interdicted
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.