Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the Jacobite cause retained a substantial following’
body of support, backing, patronage
public, audience, circle, coterie
supporters, backers, admirers, fans, adherents, devotees, advocates, patrons
1‘he sent a reply the following day’
next, ensuing, succeeding, subsequent, successive
2‘candidates must satisfy the following criteria’
upcoming, about to be mentioned, about to be specified, further on, below, underneath, at the end
formal hereunder, hereinafter
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.