Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘strain on the muscles of the eye leading to a distortion in shape or structure’
warp, twist, contortion, bend, buckle, deformation, deformity, curve, curvature, malformation, disfigurement, crookedness
2‘a gross distortion of the facts’
misrepresentation, perversion, twisting, falsification, misreporting, misstatement, manipulation
slant, bias, skew, colouring, prejudice, imbalance, spin
tampering, tinkering, doctoring, alteration, change
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.