Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he touched the horse's flanks’
side, haunch, loin, quarter, thigh
2‘the southern flank of the Eighth Army’
face, aspect, facet
1‘the garden is flanked by two great rivers’
edge, bound, line, border, fringe, skirt, be situated along
surround, circle, ring, circumscribe
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.