Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘army helicopters hovered overhead’
be suspended, be poised, hang, float, levitate, drift, fly, flutter
2‘she hovered anxiously in the background’
linger, loiter, wait about, stay nearby
informal hang around, stick around
British informal hang about
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.