Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she will appeal against her conviction’
declaration of guilt, pronouncement of guilt, sentence, judgement
2‘his deeply held political and religious convictions’
belief, opinion, view, thought, persuasion, idea, position, stance
credo, creed, tenet, dogma
3‘she spoke with conviction’
certainty, certitude, assurance, confidence, sureness, positiveness
no shadow of a doubt
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.