Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the museum has a collection of early sound-recording equipment’
apparatus, paraphernalia, articles, appliances, impedimenta
tools, utensils, implements, instruments, hardware, gadgets, gadgetry
kit, rig, tackle, outfit
resources, amenities, supplies
furniture, furnishings, fittings
odds and ends, bits and pieces, bits and bobs
trappings, appurtenances, accoutrements, regalia
informal gear, box of tricks
British informal clobber, gubbins, odds and sods
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.