Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the erasure of files from the hard disk’
deletion, rubbing out, wiping off, wiping out
crossing out, striking out, scoring out, blotting out, blanking out, scratching out, cancelling, cancellation
effacement, expunction, expunging, excision, removal, obliteration, elimination
censorship, censoring, bowdlerization
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.