Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘her relatives raised a hue and cry after the accident’
commotion, outcry, uproar, fuss, clamour, racket, storm, ado, stir, furore, ruckus, ballyhoo, brouhaha, palaver, pother
informal hoo-ha, hullabaloo, to-do, flap, song and dance, rumpus, splash
British informal kerfuffle, carry-on, row, stink
NZ informal bobsy-die
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.