Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘I have devoted my entire adult life to the pursuit of my ideals’
whole, complete, total, full
continuous, unbroken, uninterrupted, undivided
2‘the arch of one of the gates is entire’
intact, unbroken, undamaged, unharmed, unimpaired, unflawed, unscathed, unspoilt, unmutilated, unblemished, unmarked, perfect, inviolate, in one piece
3‘an ideological system with which he is in entire agreement’
absolute, total, utter, out-and-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, wholehearted
unqualified, unreserved, unmitigated, unmodified, unmixed, unalloyed, unrestricted, perfect, outright, pure, sheer
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.