Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘all four bodies were entangled in a heap’
intertwine, entwine, tangle, intertwist, twist, ravel, snarl, knot, coil, mat, jumble, muddle
2‘the thread entangles the insect and brings it down’
catch, capture, trap, snare, ensnare, entrap, enmesh, ensnarl
3‘he felt no call to entangle himself in the political questions of his day’
involve, implicate, embroil, mix up, catch up, bog down, mire
steer clear of
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.