Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘there has been a hiatus in space exploration following the Viking missions’
pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension, intermission, interlude, gap, lacuna, lull, rest, respite, breathing space, time out
North American recess
informal breather, let-up
2‘the diaphragmatic hiatus was larger than necessary’
opening, aperture, cavity, hole, gap, cleft, breach, fissure
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.