Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘political changes have exacerbated the conflict’
aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound
intensify, increase, heighten, magnify, add to, amplify, augment
make matters worse, compound the problem
informal add fuel to the fire, add fuel to the flames, fan the flames, rub salt in the wounds, add insult to injury
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.