Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘financial penalties were imposed on errant local authorities’
offending, guilty, culpable, misbehaving, delinquent, lawless, lawbreaking, criminal, transgressing, aberrant, deviant, erring, sinning
mischievous, badly behaved, troublesome, difficult, unmanageable, unruly, disobedient, uncontrollable, out of control
innocent, well behaved
2‘a knight errant’
travelling, wandering, itinerant, journeying, rambling, roaming, roving, drifting, floating, wayfaring, voyaging, touring
peripatetic, unsettled, rootless, restless, on the move, on the go, on the wing
nomadic, vagabond, vagrant, migrant, migratory, migrating, transient, displaced
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.