Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she's really sick and feverish’
febrile, fevered, with a high temperature, hot, burning, sweating
informal with a temperature
2‘he was thrown into a state of feverish excitement’
frenzied, frenetic, hectic, agitated, excited, restless, nervous, worked up, overwrought, frantic, furious, distracted, hysterical, wild, manic, maniacal, like one possessed
informal in a tizzy
British informal swivel-eyed
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.