Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she forbade her musicians to fraternize with the dancers’
associate, mix, mingle, consort, socialize, go around, keep company, rub shoulders
North American rub elbows
informal hang around, hang round, hang out, run around, knock about, knock around, hobnob, pal up, pal around, chum around, be thick with
British informal hang about
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.