Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a tunnel had been gouged out of the mountain’
scoop out, burrow, burrow out, hollow out, excavate
cut, cut out, hack, hack out, chisel, chisel out, dig, dig out, scrape, scrape out, claw, claw out, scratch, scratch out
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.