Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he read the books purely for entertainment’
amusement, pleasure, leisure, relaxation, fun, enjoyment, interest, occupation, refreshment, restoration, distraction, diversion, divertissement, play
informal R and R, jollies
British informal beer and skittles
North American informal rec
2‘a theatre company is to present an entertainment for the Emperor’
show, performance, presentation, production, staging, spectacle, extravaganza
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.