Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she was severely debilitated by a stomach upset’
weaken, make weak, make feeble, enfeeble, enervate, devitalize, sap, drain, exhaust, weary, tire, fatigue, wear out, prostrate
undermine, impair, render infirm, indispose, incapacitate, disable, paralyse, immobilize, lay low, put out of action, confine to bed, confine to a wheelchair
informal knock out, do in, knacker, shatter
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.