Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘diplomacy has failed to win them independence’
talks, consultation, conference, dialogue
international politics, international relations, foreign affairs, foreign policy
2‘she was uncertain of how to combine honesty and diplomacy in her answer’
tact, tactfulness, sensitivity, discretion, subtlety, finesse, delicacy
judiciousness, discernment, prudence, cleverness, skill
politeness, thoughtfulness, understanding, care, soft skills
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.