Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the desirability of the property’
appeal, attractiveness, allure
agreeableness, worth, eligibility, excellence
2‘the desirability of a more laissez-faire type of economy’
advisability, preferableness, advantage, expedience, benefit, merit, value, profit, profitability
3‘it was humiliating to have her desirability called into question’
sexual attractiveness, sexual attraction, attractiveness, beauty, handsomeness, good looks
charm, seductiveness, eroticism, fascination
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.