Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the now defunct local paper mill’
disused, no longer in use, unused, inoperative, non-functioning, unusable, obsolete
no longer in existence, discontinued
2‘his defunct parents’
dead, deceased, expired, departed, gone
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.