Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he was dubbed ‘the world's sexiest man’’
nickname, call, name, give a name, label, christen, term, tag, entitle, style
describe as, designate, classify, class, categorize, characterize, denominate, nominate
2‘this was followed by the dubbing of twenty four new knights’
knight, bestow a knighthood on, confer a knighthood on, invest with a knighthood
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.