Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘we took part in the town's autumn festival’
fete, fair, gala day, gala, carnival, fiesta, jamboree, pageant
arts festival, festival of music and drama, musical festival, festival of music, science festival
2‘forty days' fasting precede the festival’
holy day, feast day, saint's day, holiday
anniversary, commemoration, day of observance
rite, ritual, ceremony
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.