Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she was faint with hunger’
lack of food, need for food, hungriness, ravenousness, emptiness
starvation, famine, malnutrition, malnourishment, undernourishment
rare famishment, inanition
2‘there is a global hunger for news’
desire, craving, longing, yearning, pining, hankering, thirst, appetite, lust, ache, want, need
informal itch, yen
rare appetence, appetency
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.