Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the designation of a leader’
appointment, nomination, selection, choice, choosing, picking, election, naming, identifying
2‘one of its roles is the designation of nature reserves’
classification, classing, labelling, specification, definition, defining, earmarking, stipulation, particularization, pinpointing
3‘he added to his existing titles the designation ‘Generalissimo’’
title, denomination, honorific, label
name, epithet, tag, style, form of address
nickname, byname, sobriquet
rank, status, office, position
informal moniker, handle
formal cognomen, appellation
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.