Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘tree shrews give birth after a gestation of thirty days’
pregnancy, development, incubation, maturation, ripening
rare gravidity, parturiency
2‘the law underwent a long period of gestation’
development, origination, drafting, formation, evolution, emergence, coming into being, materializing
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.