Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the notes on the staves totally engrossed him’
preoccupy, absorb, engage
rivet, grip, hold, interest, catch, captivate, enthral, charm, spellbind, bewitch, fascinate, entrance, beguile, intrigue, arrest, immerse, involve, envelop, engulf, fixate, hypnotize, mesmerize
2‘the solicitors will submit a draft conveyance and engross the same after approval’
print out the final version of, reproduce in final form, reproduce in larger form, rewrite in final form, rewrite in larger form
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.