Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘her short, epigrammatic verses’
concise, succinct, terse, pithy, aphoristic, compact, condensed, compressed, short, brief
laconic, sparing, clipped, elliptical
tight, crisp, incisive, pointed, to the point, short and sweet
witty, clever, amusing, quick-witted, piquant, ingenious
sharp, trenchant, well tuned, finely honed, in well-chosen words
rare lapidary, compendious, synoptic, gnomic, apophthegmatic
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.