Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a dissident who had been jailed by the regime’
dissenter, objector, protester, disputant
freethinker, nonconformist, independent thinker
rebel, revolutionary, recusant, renegade
subversive, agitator, insurgent, insurrectionist, insurrectionary, mutineer
1‘a demonstration coordinated by dissident intellectuals and workers’
dissentient, dissenting, disagreeing
opposing, opposed, opposition, objecting, protesting, complaining
rebellious, rebelling, revolutionary, recusant
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.