Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the summit was enfolded in white cloud’
envelop, engulf, sheathe, swathe, swaddle, cocoon, shroud, veil, cloak, drape, cover, conceal, mask
surround, encircle, circle, enclose, encase
literary enshroud, mantle, pall, pave, lap
2‘he enfolded her in his arms’
clasp, hold, fold, wrap, squeeze, clutch, take, gather
embrace, hug, cuddle, cradle
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.