Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Guy grinned merrily at her’
smile, smile broadly, beam, grin from ear to ear, smile from ear to ear, grin like a Cheshire cat, smirk
informal be all smiles
1‘a silly grin’
smile, broad smile, smirk
‘we just had to grin and bear it’
put up with it, stick it out, keep at it, keep going, stay with it, see it through, see it through to the end
persevere, persist, carry on, struggle on
hang in there, soldier on, tough it out, peg away, plug away, bash on
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.