Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they make highly durable carpets for hotels’
long-lasting, hard-wearing, heavy-duty, tough, resistant, strong, sturdy, stout, sound, substantial, imperishable, indestructible, made to last, well made, strongly made
2‘a durable peace can be established’
lasting, long-lasting, long-lived, long-term, enduring, persisting, persistent, abiding, continuing
constant, stable, secure, fast, firm, fixed, deep-rooted, permanent, unfading, undying, everlasting
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.