Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘in the 1920s, cheap production constituted almost the entirety of British film-making’
whole, sum, total, aggregate, totality, gross, sum total, grand total
‘the scheme was approved in its entirety’
completely, entirely, totally, fully, wholly
in every respect, in every way, in all respects, lock, stock, and barrel, one hundred per cent, from beginning to end, alpha and omega, all the way, every inch, to the hilt, to the core
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.