Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the sentences are disproportionate to the offences they have committed’
out of proportion to, not in proportion to, not appropriate to, not commensurate with, relatively too large for, relatively too small for
inordinate, unreasonable, excessive, uncalled for, undue, unfair, unbalanced, uneven, unequal, irregular
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.