Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the village is holding its annual summer gala’
fete, gala day, fair, feast, festival, carnival, pageant, jubilee, jamboree, party, garden party, celebration
fundraiser, charity event, charity show
North American kermis
1‘his concerts have been gala occasions for some years’
festive, celebratory, merry, joyous, joyful
diverting, entertaining, enjoyable, spectacular, showy
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.