Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the house is fit for human habitation’
occupancy, occupation, residence, residency, living in, housing, billeting, quartering, tenure
rare inhabitancy, habitancy, inhabitance, domiciliation
2‘we walked for an hour without passing a single habitation’
house, home, seat, lodging, lodging place, a roof over one's head, billet, quarters, living quarters, rooms, accommodation, housing
informal pad, digs, diggings
residence, place of residence, dwelling, dwelling place, abode, domicile
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.