Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘I enquired about part-time training courses’
ask, make enquiries, ask questions, pose a question, request information
want to know, look to someone for answers
2‘the commission is to enquire into alleged illegal payments’
conduct an enquiry, make enquiries, probe, look
investigate, research, examine, explore, scan, sift, delve, dig, search, scrutinize, study, inspect, survey, analyse, consider, appraise
subject to an examination
informal check out, suss out, snoop
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.