Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a group of deer grazed’
feed, eat, crop, browse, ruminate, pasture, nibble, take nourishment
1‘he grazed his knuckles on the corner of the fuse box’
scrape, abrade, skin, scratch, chafe, bark, scuff, rasp, break the skin of, cut, nick, snick
2‘his shot grazed the far post’
touch, touch lightly, brush, brush against, rub lightly, shave, skim, kiss, caress, sweep, scrape, glance off, clip
1‘cuts and grazes on the skin’
scratch, scrape, abrasion, cut, injury, sore
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.