Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he focused his telescope on the galaxy’
star system, solar system, constellation, cluster, nebula
spiral galaxy, Seyfert galaxy
2‘a galaxy of the rock world's biggest stars’
brilliant gathering, dazzling assemblage, illustrious group
host, multitude, array, mass, bevy, horde, company, army, flock, group
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.