Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his colleagues showed guarded enthusiasm for the proposal’
cautious, careful, circumspect, wary, chary, reluctant, non-committal, reticent, restrained, reserved, controlled, moderate, discreet, unrevealing, vague, diplomatic, prudent, politic, tactful
informal cagey, leery
2‘more guerrillas could be rounded up for the attack on the heavily guarded bridge’
secured, secure, protected, shielded, manned, policed, defended, under guard, under surveillance
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.