Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the bedrooms are elegantly furnished’
provide with furniture, fit out, rig out, kit out, appoint, outfit, embellish, enhance
2‘grooms furnished us with horses for our journey’
supply, equip, provide, provision, issue, kit out, fix up, grant, present
give, offer, make available, serve, confer, afford, purvey, bestow, endow
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.