Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he was making a steady recovery from his recent illness’
sickness, disease, ailment, disorder, complaint, malady, affliction, attack, infection, contagion, disability, indisposition
ill health, poor health, infirmity, valetudinarianism
informal bug, virus
British informal lurgy
Australian informal wog
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.