Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘paramilitary forces were deployed at strategic locations’
position, station, post, place, install, locate, situate, site, establish
distribute, arrange, range, dispose, redistribute, spread out, extend, put into position
informal plant, park
2‘the Empress deployed all her social skills’
use, utilize, employ, make use of, avail oneself of, turn to account, take advantage of, exploit
bring into service, bring into play, bring into action
have recourse to, call on, turn to, resort to
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.