Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the froth on top of stout’
foam, lather, head, suds
bubbles, frothiness, fizz, effervescence, mousse
2‘the froth of party politics’
trivia, trifles, irrelevancies, nonsense, rubbish, trash, pap
informal drivel, twaddle, hot air, gas
1‘the beer frothed up’
bubble, fizz, foam, cream, lather
literary roil, spume
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.