Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the agency is financed mainly from voluntary contributions’
donation, gift, benefaction, offering, present, handout
grant, subsidy, allowance
2‘local historians requested contributions for a forthcoming book on the area's history’
article, piece, story, item, chapter, paper, essay, a few paragraphs, a few words
text, reading matter
3‘her contribution to the discussion had been negligible’
input into, participation in, involvement in
informal one's pennyworth
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.