Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she relied on hype and headlines to stoke up interest in her music’
publicity, advertising, promotion, marketing, puff, puffery, propaganda, exposure
boost, push, fanfare, build-up
plug, plugging, razzmatazz, ballyhoo
1‘this was another stunt to hype a new product’
publicize, advertise, promote, push, boost, merchandise, give publicity to, give a puff to, puff, puff up, build up, talk up, bang the drum for, beat the drum for
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.